Publication


Sustainable Water Management for Urban Agriculture: Planting Justice, Oakland

Overview

The food justice movement has deep roots in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the organization Planting Justice is utilizing urban agriculture to address economic and social justice issues. Urban agriculture has the potential to provide sustenance and empowerment to a wide spectrum of communities left without access to fresh, healthy food due to systemic inequities in urban development. This case study examines the sustainable water management practices of Planting Justice, presenting their triumphs and setbacks in the context of the Bay Area food justice movement.