Janelle St John is the executive director of Growing Home and also serves on the Steering Committee of Chicago Region Food System Fund. She has transformed the work of Growing Home to expand beyond workforce development using growing food as a tool to incorporate food production as a value into a disadvantaged neighborhood on Chicago's south side. She has brought together BIPOC local food organizations to coordinate operations, fundraising, and community support.
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- F09: COVID, Climate, Crisis: Working Lands and Gardens Bolster Food Systems
September 09, 2023
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM