A discussion of how we can increase the security our local food supply at a time when rising fuel costs, climate change and political turmoil make it particularly vulnerable. As seen through the lens of the Imani Gardens, located at 1680 Pacific Street and 87-91 Schenectady Street.
Below is a video link to testimony presented by Paula Segal, 596 Acres, Aresh Javadi of the New York City Community Garden Coalition, Greg Todd of Imani Garden, David Vigil of East New York Farms, Sarah Hobel of the New York Horticultural Society and Alice Forbes Spear of the 462 Halsey Garden before the Community Development Committee of the NYC Council on a proposal to create an Urban Agriculture Advisory Board. Filmed on December 3 at 250 Broadway. At 1:26:00 in this video, testimony begins from garden advocates. At 1:36:53, Greg recites Imani Gardens' recent experience with acts that threatened the continued existence of the Imani gardens.