Food Justice Workshop

When Oct 19, 2023
from 12:30 PM to 01:15 PM
Where Garden Commons
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Contact Phone (270) 315-7884
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Food Justice Workshop 10-19-23


We continue our fall workshop series in UofL's organic Garden Commons with a focus on the challenge of providing fresh food access to all.

Everyone should have access to nutritious and affordable food, but we know that, sadly, many members of the Louisville community do not. Come learn about the concepts of food justice with LeTicia Marshall, founder and owner of BearFruit & Grow, a Black-owned urban farming company based in the Shively neighborhood of Louisville. We'll discuss how we can address the root causes of food injustice, such as poverty, racism, and environmental degradation to create a more sustainable and just community for all.

Join us in the Garden Commons to learn (by doing) how to grow hyper-local, super-delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruits! Anyone can work in the garden any time, but we gather together every Thursday at 12:30pm throughout the fall to harvest, weed, water, plant, and learn. No prior experience necessary. Tools & gloves provided.

Upcoming special workshops include: Oct. 12 - Think Like a Squirrel - Urban Nut Foraging (Meet at noon at Gottschalk Hall, ends at Garden Commons); Oct. 19 - Food Justice; Nov. 30 - Wreath-Making. The Garden Commons is open to participation any time from students, staff, faculty, and community members. Everyone who comes is welcome to share in the harvest! Connect with us and get all the details on Facebook or Instagram.

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