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Eden Streets from a Social Farmer's Perspective

Trevin Dace, UCSC sociology graduate at the Institute of Social Transformation

Thursday, Aug. 24th, 2023

Trevin Dace, A 23 year-old recent UCSC sociology graduate at the Institute of Social Transformation, graduated with comprehensive honors. His experience working directly on the farm shoulder-to-shoulder with those facing homelessness inspired him to write his master’s thesis on the science of farm and ag therapy. His research shows agriculture as an effective nature therapy application. For more information, please read his Koret Foundation sponsored study. Trevin is pursuing a career as a farmer with a social mission. Trevin sees farming as an effective means to address specific social and individual wellness issues. His goal is for social-purpose farming to be the new ‘organic’ movement. Eden Streets provides him with the opportunities and the tools needed to achieve his goals. Trevin will share his journey and explain the benefits that he sees from being a member of Eden Streets.

The Art of Collaboration and Building Partnerships

Camille Winnie, Director of Community Outreach, The Other Side Village

Thursday, Apr. 13th, 2023

With 17 years of experience in Salt Lake City working with government and civic leaders on large community-building projects, Camille Winnie, Director of Community Services, was instrumental in creating the Green Team which led to the Green Phoenix Farm. The farm transitionally employs women facing homelessness. In this webinar, Camille shares her story in a question and answer interview with Farmer Karl.

Grow Ogden-Local Government Presentation

Farmer Karl, Executive Director - Eden Streets

Monday, Mar. 6th, 2023

Farmer Karl presents to 15 mayors and 3 county commissioners at the Weber Area Council of Governments (WACOG) March 6, 2023 meeting. His call to action is to sign a declaration for endorsement for the Grow Ogden Farm to transitionally employ those experiencing homelessness.

Farmer Karl- Intro to Eden Streets

Farmer Karl, Executive Director, Eden Streets

Thursday, Mar. 2nd, 2023

Karl Ebeling, The "Mr. Rogers" of farming, "Farmer Karl" is a compassionate leader who is dedicated to transforming lives through farming. With 33 years of international business experience as a consultant, teacher, and mentor, Farmer Karl's specialty is his ability to collaborate, educate, and support community leaders committed to providing farms to help people rebuild their lives.

The "Secret Sauce" for Success as a Farmer with a Social Mission

James Loomis, Director of Agricultural Operations at Green Phoenix Farm

Thursday, Feb. 9th, 2023

James Loomis, Director of Agricultural Operations at Wasatch Community Gardens’ Green Phoenix Farm in downtown Salt Lake City, shares the secrets of success his team has had since 2017 transitionally employing and training over 80 women facing homelessness who now enjoy stable jobs and housing.

Farming with A Social Mission

Darrie Ganzhorn, Executive Director, The Homeless Garden Project

Thursday, Dec. 8th, 2022

Darrie Ganzhorn, Executive Director of the Homeless Garden Project (Santa Cruz, CA), shares her experience on how farming can transform individual lives. She shares the reasons why farming has such a powerful effect on human wellbeing. In this video, Darrie accepts Eden Streets 2022 Outstanding Farmer Award. Eden Streets promotes "farming with a social mission".

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