Urban Aquaculture for Climate Justice and Local Food Sovereignty

Check out this Baltimore-based project by a few EDC members and Black Yield Institute, a Black-led think tank and collective action network that addresses food apartheid. The aquaculture project explores the feasibility of community-led urban aquaculture on the shoreline of the Patapsco River’s Middle Branch in south Baltimore. The effort is a strategy to support local food sovereignty, contribute to the restoration of urban ecosystems, and reduce greenhouse gas emission. We’re excited to be dropping oysters in the Middle Branch this fall, following a series of community listening sessions. Read more at this link!



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