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iEat Green Radio: An Interview with Karen Washington

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Bhavani Jaroff iEat Green PRNToday I had the privilege of interviewing Karen Washington, an urban farmer and community activist who has been working for the past 25 years, to improve the quality of life in NYC and the Bronx through community gardens and food justice issues.

Karen has spear headed the local food movement in the Bronx, and has turned many empty lots into flourishing community gardens, that represents the diversity of the people that live there. She is a board member of the New York Botanical Gardens, and of Just Food, leading workshops on growing food and food justice to gardeners all over the city. She also Co-Founded the Black Urban Growers (BUGS), an organization of volunteers committed to building networks and community support for growers in both urban and rural settings.

And this is just what she does in her spare time! Karen is a licensed Physical Therapist, and has been working in that field for the past 30 years. Listen to the show below.

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Don’t forget, you can catch my show live on the Progressive Radio Network every Thursday from 10-11 AM EST. To tune in, navigate to PRN.fm and click the “Listen Live” button on the left. Also try downloading the PRN mobile app, and take the station with you wherever you go! Also try calling in to listen live by phone 24/7 at (832) 280-0066.

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The recipe from this show is Late Summer Curry Medley.

About Bhavani Jaroff

Bhavani Jaroff is a Natural Foods Chef, Educator, Radio Host, and Food Activist. She has over thirty years experience cooking healthy, fresh organic food. Read More


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