En Español Know Your Rights
Source: WNYC Public Radio
Subject: Housing & Environmental Justice
Type: Media Coverage

Urban Farmers

Running your own small farm is no easy venture, especially for low-income families or recent immigrants. Kate Granger, the project director of the New Farmer Development Program, and **Sergio Nolasco, owner of Nolasco’s Farm in New Jersey, offer a way to live the dream of becoming an urban farmer. Plus, Dickson Despommier, professor of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University, talks about his revolutionary plan to turn agriculture on its head with his concept of the vertical farm.

To listen to the radio program, go to…

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/episodes/2008/08/13

To download the audio file, go to…

http://audio.wnyc.org/bl/bl081308cpod.mp3

**Sergio Nolasco supplies Make the Road weekly with crops for the Bushwick CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)