Other 2014 awardees included Mark Bittman of the New York Times; Ben Burkett, president of the National Family Farm Coalition; Navina Khanna, fellow at the Movement Strategy Center; and Karen Washington, former president of the New York City ... cont.
Karen Washington – Urban Farmer, Community Activist and Former President, New York City Community Garden Coalition: for the impact her leadership has had on the revitalization of neighborhoods in the Bronx through the establishment of urban gardens, ... cont.
Our conference theme is Women Doing Democracy: Building Grassroots Coalitions to Grow Healthy Food and Farming in Your Community. Karen Washington, founder of Black Urban Growers of New York and a 2014 James Beard Foundation Leadership ... cont.
Excerpt: Karen Washington, a community activist who has been called “urban farming's de facto godmother,” found her bliss when she moved to the Bronx nearly 30 years ago and began growing vegetables in her backyard. cont.
Karen Washington, a long-time food justice activist and president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition, is hard at work on her most recent project — working with a broad coalition of groups to organize New York ... cont.
little washington is very special to karen & joel. for one thing, it is where karen grew up, but also because this is where joel chose to propose. karen wanted to do her bridal portraits on the washington waterfront, so we started ... cont.