As many CCPA students prepare to graduate this weekend they are faced with the daunting question of what life after SMU CCPA has in store for them. We caught up with the class of 2020 alumnae, and previous CCPA Fellows, Kate Adams and Karna Small to discuss how their experience as SMU CCPA students prepared them for life post-graduation. No matter your path following graduation, whether you are planning to attend graduate school or enter straight into the workforce- there is no doubt that Once CCPA, Always CCPA.
Food deserts are a systematic issue around the world, as individuals in impoverished communities lack the resources within their community to have access to healthy and affordable produce. Southern Methodist University professors, Dr. Owen Lynch and Dr. Doric Earle joined forces to find a solution that would increase social equity and social justice through social enterprise. The solution? Restorative Farms.
“The Mission of Restorative Farms is to foster a vibrant and viable community-based urban farm system in South Dallas, TX, a community that most needs fresh food access and employment. Our goal is to create a self-sustaining, professionally-run farm system (what we call an “agrisystem”) to: Grow and sell fresh, local vegetables; build and sell