Edible Activist Podcast

#024: Cultivate the City

Episode Summary

From rooftop gardens to elementary school vegetable beds, Niraj Ray is on a mission to "cultivate the city" with green spaces. He is the founder of Cultivate the City, an organization based in Washington, D.C. that was created to inspire healthy and sustainable living by empowering communities with tools and training for urban agriculture. In this episode learn about Niraj's environmental science background, how his Indian family inspired his green thumb, the advantages of vertical farming, and how he created 25 urban farms (yes, 25)!