Bloom Justice: Flower Forage + Digital Skills

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From 2012-2014, teens from the Western Addition of San Francisco learned garden skills, floral design and digital documentation skills; the neighborhood got flowers.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval=”5″ images=”987,990,985″ img_size=”850×450″ onclick=”img_link_large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Bloom Justice project came about as the result of extensive conversations between the organizers of Hayes Valley Farm, a high profile, interim use urban farm project, community members in the underserved neighborhood of the Western Addition/ Fillmore, and city officials interested in promoting urban commons projects in District 5 in San Francisco. After numerous community meetings and other outreach efforts, I developed the idea for Bloom Justice as a way to encourage neighborhood engagement in gardening, beautification, gardening education and jobs training for youth.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”cs-7″][/vc_column][/vc_row]