Julia Farr is the executive director of the Kingston Land Trust, a nonprofit working to protect and create access to socially and environmentally significant land in and around Kingston, NY. As a trained landscape architect and permaculture designer, Julia previously worked on several land-based projects, including public orchard planning for Greenstreets triangles at the NYCDepartment of Parks and Recreation and developing the open space plan for a marginalized neighborhood in São Paulo, Brazil. She also worked at the Local Economies Project/Hudson Valley Farm Hub toward building a more equitable and resilient food system. Here she led the development of an internal language justice program to create a deeper, more inclusive working relationship between the organization’s Spanish and English speakers. Julia applies her background in urban design, environmental planning, community organizing and Spanish translation to building programming and initiatives that make land relevant to Kingston’s urban population and promote a healthier and more united city. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Julia has lived in Kingston for five years.
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- A04. The Land That Binds Us All: Socially Responsible Conservation
October 18, 2019
10:30 AM - Noon