Dr. Jessica B. Harris, Legendary Food Writer and Historian
Dr. Leni Sorenson, Educator/Historian/Rock Star
Malik Yakini, Educator/Activist/Good Food Fighter
Will Allen, Farmer and Founder - Growing Power/Activist
K. Rashid Nuri
Karen Washington is a community activist, a community gardener and board member of the New York Botanical Gardens. Karen has worked with Bronx neighborhoods to turn empty lots into community gardens. She is a member of the La Familia Verde Garden Coalition, helped launched a City Farms Market, is a Just Food board member, a board member and former president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition and she co- founded Black Urban Growers (BUGS).