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Thursday, December 7 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Urban agriculture is a tool for economic development and a way to cultivate community, especially for those without adequate resources and who experience barriers to accessing fresh and healthy local foods. HABESHA focuses on providing new skills and professional training and education in sustainable agriculture to young adults while also developing a community-based approach to individuals with health disparities. Establishing an economic development model that creates affordable social entrepreneurship opportunities is essential for the communities that HABESHA hopes to nurture. Come listen to Charles Greenlea speak about HABESHA's training programs and partnerships with the Nature Conservancy, Georgia Food Oasis, and Stelman College. Learn how these hands-on training programs are relevant to HABESHA’s Pan-African organization focused on cultivating leadership through practical and cultural education.

Presenters
avatar for Charles Greenlea

Charles Greenlea

Program Director, Habesha
Charles Greenlea’s roots run deep in the red clay of Georgia’s soil. A resident of Atlanta, Ga, and the descendant of a long line of farmers, educators, entrepreneurs, and activists, Charles was cultivated to serve his community in a very unique way. Since he began nurturing his... Read More →
avatar for Tenisio Seanima

Tenisio Seanima

Tenisio Seanima is a Food Justice Advocate whose unwavering passion for creating positive change has earned him the reputation as a service-driven leader across Atlanta, Georgia and beyond. He has spent the past 11 years as a social activist in the food justice space. Currently... Read More →
avatar for Raina Turner

Raina Turner

Raina Turner is a staunch proponent of employing sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies. She currently serves as Operational Efficiency Coordinator for HABESHA, Inc., most recently completing a Bamboo Training workshop... Read More →


Thursday December 7, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PC II