Urban Agriculture in Hartford
Urban Agriculture in Hartford is a multi-component presentation on the benefits, challenges, and potential of urban agriculture, including specific recommendations for the city of Hartford, that is adaptable to a variety of audiences including policymakers, community members, and organizations.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Food Systems and Agriculture, Urban Agriculture - Community Members, Policymakers, Service Providers
Shana is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where she majored in Anthropology and Women’s Studies and minored in Theater and History. She also spent a semester researching domestic partner benefits at the National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality in Johannesburg, South Africa. Shana then served as an AmeriCorps*VISTA in Sacramento, California and designed a county-wide outreach program for the Medi-Cal program. Shana has been actively involved in the preservation and creation of community gardens in Sacramento where she most recently worked for the Sacramento Hunger Commission, where she coordinated a local outreach campaign for food assistance programs including Food Stamps and Summer Food Service, and advocated on many anti-hunger issues at the city and state level.
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