The Karuk, the Hmong, and the immigrant urban farmers
Jennifer Sowerwine, a UC Berkeley assistant Cooperative Extension specialist, works to restore culturally relevant food systems to immigrant and Native American populations. I wrote about her collaborations with three distinct and disadvantaged communities in California: the Karuk tribe of far northern California, Hmong farmers in the Central Valley, and immigrant farmers in the urban Bay Area. Each group has its own significant challenges and opportunities, but common threads unite them all. Read more here, in the latest issues of UC Berkeley's Breakthroughs magazine.