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2019 Week 6: Environment & Food Access

TEAGAN KIM | BLACK CHURCH FOOD SECURITY NETWORK I wanted to wait to write this week’s reflection until after the Network met with Strength 2 Love, Carrine’s placement. We met with Reverend Darriel Harris today to pick his brain and talk about future opportunities for collaboration. Currently, our collaboration with…
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2019 Week 5: Environment & Food Access

BENTLEY ADDISON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE I got to the garden, running a little late as always, at around 10:20. A man in a blue shirt looked downright surprised to see me, expecting only those who had made a longterm commitment to Filbert St Garden to show up to the…
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2019 Week 4: Environment & Food Access

ADINA JAHAN | NO BOUNDARIES COALITION I feel as if my goals have definitely changed since the beginning of the summer. When you start an internship, you really have no idea what it will be like until you dive head first into it. It feels like once you finally have…
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Week 3: Environment & Food Access

TEAGAN KIM | BLACK CHURCH FOOD SECURITY NETWORK An inspiring person I met at this placement this week was Ms. Yvonne Gunn. She’s the gardening coordinator at St. Mark’s Institutional Baptist Church. St. Mark’s Institutional Baptist Church is a church that is part of the Black Church Food Security Network….
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2019 Week 2: Environment & Food Access

BENTLEY ADDISON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE My first day of work, I was (uncharacteristically) running a little early and I was dead tired, so I decided to take the Silver Line one stop past my office to pick up a hot cup of Royal Farms coffee, and then walked the…
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2019 Week 1: Environment & Food Access

CARRINE KING | STRENGTH TO LOVE 2 FARM This week was not what I expected it to be at all. It’s pretty crazy how much can happen in just 5 days. When I first walked onto the farm I expected to get some sort of orientation or speech about what…
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2019 Orientation: Environment & Food Access

BENTLEY ADDISON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE The paradigm shift from the individual to the collective is always an interesting one. Last year, while I leaned into collaboration and mutual self-discovery during orientation, my primary objective going into the week was to develop the skills, context, and cultural competence in myself…
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2017 Week Six: Food Access & the Environment

RACHEL KRIEGER | BOONE STREET FARM Though I lived in Indiana for the first 18 years of my life, it took a move to the city of Baltimore to put me in touch with farming. I’m not sure what I expected out of it, but rarely have I had such…
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2017 Week Five: Food Access & the Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH My favorite group returned for another canoeing program this week. The last time they came they managed to grasp paddling really quickly and were all very supportive and positive with each other so we got to do…
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2017 Week Three: Food Access & The Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH This week I started doing some design work for Rec and Parks. I made a map of the Middle Branch area with little icons of sights that can be seen from the water when we’re out canoeing….
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