Urban Farming and Food Justice: Karen Washington at The Harvard Law​ Forum

Karen Washington is a New York City community activist, community gardener and board member of the New York Botanical Gardens. She has worked with Bronx neighborhoods to turn empty lots into community gardens, helped launched a City Farms Market, is a member of the La Familia Verde Garden Coalition, is a Just Food board member, is a board member and former president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition and is the co- founded Black Urban Growers (BUGS). She is also the co-creator of Rise & Root Farm, a cooperatively run farm in the black dirt region of Orange County, New York.

She is coming to Harvard Law School to share her insights and experience on what lawyers can do to promote urban farming and food justice.

Free and open to the public, with pizza served.

Contact Pete Davis at PeDavis@JD18.law.harvard.edu for more information.