Rafael Aponte

Rafael Aponte

Rafael Aponte was born and raised in the South Bronx, NY, and holds over fifteen years of experience working as a community activist, advocate, and educator and several as a farmer. Rocky Acres Community Farm is a 10-acre farm located in Freeville, NY that focuses on education and the sustainable production of local vegetables, eggs, and meat for low-resourced communities. The grant will help increase food production and support our community’s growing food needs during the short and long term effects of COVID-19 in our local food system.

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