Yu-Shing Ni

Yu-Shing Ni is a first-generation Chinese-American born and raised in Los Angeles (Tongva land), as well as a daughter, sister, food justice advocate, and beginning farmer interested in the intersection of food justice, cooperative land stewardship, grassroots advocacy movements for food and farm system change, and increasing cultural responsiveness in food policy and programming. After […]

Davona Watson

I am Davona, a Political and Wellness Organizer. I was born and raised in South Central LA and have a deep passion for dance and cooking. While on a journey to fully embrace holistic health, I identify as a healer and mental health advocate in my community.  I love to explore the great outdoors and […]

Nelson Hawkins

I am a husband, father, skateboarder, traveler, agroecologist, and farmer equity advocate, holding over 13 years of farming experience. Growing up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California has given me a deep appreciation and admiration for Mother Earth. It also served as a refuge from the racism and injustices I’ve […]

dipaali aragonda reddy

dipaali aragonda reddy is a gatherer, drawing purpose and power from the place where visionary kinship and ancestral remembering meet. They are a seed saver, medicine maker and land worker in the unceded lands of the Tongva and Kizh peoples in Southern California. Inspired by the story of seeds, dipaali aspires to co-create spaces for […]