CoFED inspiregizes future food co-op leaders across North America. We support students with training and tools, and connect them with peers, mentors, and allies in a solidarity network.

Backyard Initiative for Just Agriculture

Minneapolis, MN

BIJA is a group of youth and student farmers who are farming backyards in Minneapolis to provide produce for Gandhi Mahal, a restaurant in South Minneapolis. They did a pilot project this past summer with 10 back yards. There are students from UMTC, Macalester, St Thomas, and St Kate's involved, as well as non-student youth. They raised $4000 during the summer via Kickstarter and are in the process of strategic planning to transition the project to have more student leadership.

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