West Philly Produce: From Eyesore to Community Grocery Store

Arnett Woodall is the founder of West Philly Produce, a grocery store that was once a vacant lot used for drug deals. The business has been open 7 days a week for the past 7 years bringing increased access to fresh healthy foods, cooperative economics, and safe community spaces. “It’s all about cooperative Black economics. It’s all…

Art Activism: Meei Ling Ng Explores Food Access & Urban Spaces

Singapore born artist and urban farmer Meei Ling Ng, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, & the Asian Arts Initiative’s 2014-2015 Social Practice Lab transform walls and a parking lot with Grow Where You Live. The project not only beautifies the space but makes local healthy food more accessible to the community.

Former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown & Urban Farming

Ever heard of West Oakland Farms? Now you have! Established by former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown, age 72, West Oakland Farms is an urban garden, cooperative, business incubator, and prison re-entry program in the California’s Bay Area. Check it out! Read More About West Oakland Farms