Edible Activist Podcast

#035 The Hipster Garden Grower

Episode Summary

This brilliant hipster philanthropist and garden grower, Brittney Drakeford, is a green thumb enthusiast, and a senior planner by profession. She is a sixth-generation native of Prince George's County and grew up in a household where embracing her black history was imperative. As a Robert Wood Foundation Culture of Health Leader, Brittney has always taking the initiative in creating and designing equitable spaces in the area of health and culture. Listen in as she shares her family lineage, her role at Cottage City Community Gardens, and how she makes her connections to the land through art and black history.

Episode Notes

This brilliant hipster philanthropist and garden grower, Brittney Drakeford, is a green thumb enthusiast, and a senior planner by profession. She is a sixth-generation native of Prince George's County and grew up in a household where embracing her black history was imperative. As a Robert Wood Foundation Culture of Health Leader, Brittney has always taking the initiative in creating and designing equitable spaces in the area of health and culture. Listen in as she shares her family lineage, her role at Cottage City Community Gardens, and how she makes her connections to the land through art and black history.