Lisa Barker didn’t grow up wondering where her next meal was coming from, but food security issues directly affect over 135,000 people — many of them youth — in the Rochester area. Seedfolk City Farm, where Barker serves as director, started as a response to food security with the mission to create sustainable, resourcefulness through food growing. Three years after it began, Seedfolk has transformed into a viable, multi-site urban farm across the city.
I chat with Barker about what’s ahead for winter, Seedfolk’s latest endeavors aimed toward culinary career collaborations — and an exciting development in store for spring 2016. Read the interview at Boomtown Table.