Mar 7, 2023
On this week episodes the BNMC Director of Community Wellbeing Beth Machnica sits with Allison DeHonney, Founder and Executive Director of Urban Fruits and Veggies/Buffalo Go Green.
Allison has 20 years of professional service in key areas of Executive leadership, Project Management and Business Development. Allison has spearheaded four business endeavors; the latest of which is Urban Fruits & Veggies LLC. & Buffalo Go Green Inc. which is a non-profit organization. Urban Fruits & Veggies (UFV) has been in operation for five years and is involved in several projects throughout the city of Buffalo and Erie County. UFV has an urban farm, mobile produce market that services food apartheid areas and underserved communities bringing access to healthy fruits & vegetables and nutrition education. UFV sells at local farmers markets weekly from June to October, has a corporate wellness division where they imbed their services into local companies and partner with organizations on wellness initiatives, and offer programming for elementary and high school students where we teach nutrition education and urban farming.
The ladies dive right in to the conversation about why Urban Farms are important, what is food system, food access and more! Let’s listen in, welcome to Talking Cities.
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