Research & Practice

Farm Connections to Culture, Identity, and Health: Food Justice Strategies for Restoring Historically Marginalized Communities in South Seattle-King County through Urban and Local Agriculture (Team 2)

Washington Farmland Trust expressed interest in impacts of displacement and land discrimination on historically marginalized communities, in addition to the impacts of reconnecting these communities to farms and urban gardens for food justice. Thus, a flier and case study revolving around South Seattle, a neighborhood that has historical roots of systemic injustices. Through research and building relationships with community-led urban gardens and farms, the positive impacts on the community are evaluated.

Community Partner: Washington Farmland Trust – Rosemary Martin, Sr. Community Engagement Manager

Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

Author(s): Henry Tran, Katie Kauffman, Maya Bui, Mikayla Blevens, Agustin Estrada

Program(s): Food Systems Major

Year: 2022