32 min

Crop Swap LA: Transforming lawns into sources of food and empowerment Stories for Action

    • Documentary

Jamiah Hargins is the founder of Crop Swap LA, a social enterprise that will convert lawns and unused spaces into hubs of nutrient-rich food for Los Angeles communities that are the most affected by nutritional food discrimination. What started as a method of connecting neighborhood gardeners to share their extra produce, has grown into a full venture that includes Jamiah and his team literally planting the seeds for community connections and healthy food. Jamiah speaks with us about this work, the challenges and pay-offs of starting up a social enterprise, food justice, and the power of nutritious food to connect us to our communities and environments.


More info:


Crop Swap LA: Site: https://www.cropswapla.com/


IG: https://www.instagram.com/lacropswap/


Jamiah Hargins IG: https://www.instagram.com/blacksuperdad/


Prosperity Market IG: https://www.instagram.com/prosperity.market/


Garden Soxx product: https://gardensoxx.com/


Crop Swap App (a partner of Crop Swap LA): https://cropswap.com/


Subscribe to the Stories for Action podcast and share with friends, to hear other inspiring stories from those taking bold action, to help you find your role in advancing a thriving planet.


Stories for Action is a media hub that uses the power of storytelling to advance a thriving planet for all. Submit your story or contact us to help you share your call to action through media at https://www.storiesforaction.org or @storiesforaction on Facebook & Instagram.


#sustainablefood #organic #LosAngeles #gardening #cropswap #environmentaljustice #fooddesert #foodjustice #foodsovereignty #community #organicfarming #urbanfarming #healthyfood #startup


 

Jamiah Hargins is the founder of Crop Swap LA, a social enterprise that will convert lawns and unused spaces into hubs of nutrient-rich food for Los Angeles communities that are the most affected by nutritional food discrimination. What started as a method of connecting neighborhood gardeners to share their extra produce, has grown into a full venture that includes Jamiah and his team literally planting the seeds for community connections and healthy food. Jamiah speaks with us about this work, the challenges and pay-offs of starting up a social enterprise, food justice, and the power of nutritious food to connect us to our communities and environments.


More info:


Crop Swap LA: Site: https://www.cropswapla.com/


IG: https://www.instagram.com/lacropswap/


Jamiah Hargins IG: https://www.instagram.com/blacksuperdad/


Prosperity Market IG: https://www.instagram.com/prosperity.market/


Garden Soxx product: https://gardensoxx.com/


Crop Swap App (a partner of Crop Swap LA): https://cropswap.com/


Subscribe to the Stories for Action podcast and share with friends, to hear other inspiring stories from those taking bold action, to help you find your role in advancing a thriving planet.


Stories for Action is a media hub that uses the power of storytelling to advance a thriving planet for all. Submit your story or contact us to help you share your call to action through media at https://www.storiesforaction.org or @storiesforaction on Facebook & Instagram.


#sustainablefood #organic #LosAngeles #gardening #cropswap #environmentaljustice #fooddesert #foodjustice #foodsovereignty #community #organicfarming #urbanfarming #healthyfood #startup


 

32 min