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Juneteenth Joy: The Journey for Justice and the Pathway to an Agriculturally Sustainable Future

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please register for the Growing and Growth Collective’s annual Juneteenth event, Juneteenth Justice: Pathways to a Sustainable Future. Their goal is to invite the community into conversation with local growers about the ways food producers and food consumers can promote justice, sustainability, and control over what and how we grow and eat.
Their program will feature a keynote with Jim Embry, a nationally-recognized speaker with expertise in Black agriculture and activism in food justice and food sovereignty. They are also hosting a panel discussion on the history and contributions of African Americans in agriculture and the importance of Juneteenth to all Americans.
Agenda for the event:
  • Welcome and introduction of keynote speaker (2:00 PM)
  • Keynote by Jim Embry (2:10 PM – 2:50 PM)
  • Panel Discussion (3:00 PM -3:30 PM)
  • Your choice of a visioning activity by Jim Embry or a tour of the Franklin Park Conservatory garden (3:30 PM – 4:00 PM)


Growing and Growth Collective