Born and raised in Los Angeles, Alyshia Silva became interested in urban food systems upon seeing how race, class, and gender affected her family and community’s access to healthy food options. She holds a degree in Environmental Analysis and Anthropology.
Board Treasurer | Social Entrepreneur & Food Justice Activist
Hank Herrera is President & CEO of the Center for Popular Research, Education & Policy (C-PREP), which serves vulnerable communities with participatory action research, training, technical assistance and policy.
Fellow | Professor of International Development Studies
Haroon Akram-Lodhi teaches agrarian political economy. He is Professor of International Development Studies and Chair of the Department of International Development Studies at Trent University, Peterborough, Canada.
One January morning in the middle of Indonesia's rainy season I joined a few activist-ecologist friends for an eight hour drive across the center of Sumatra to Krui, an expanse of forest farms in the...