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Poster Exhibition – Farming For Multispecies Justice: Food Security, Racial Capitalism, and Abolitionist Agroecology

May 3, 2024 @
12:00 p.m.
- 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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Join us for an enlightening experience where 16 dedicated students showcase their journey through a semester-long community-engaged course. Whether you’re a seasoned advocate or a curious learner, this exhibition promises insights and inspiration for all who care about justice in our food systems. Take advantage of this opportunity to broaden your perspective and contribute to a more just and equitable world through agriculture.

What to Expect:

Students from the studio course are farming.

  • Eye-opening Posters: Witness the captivating visuals and narratives crafted by students who immersed themselves in a transformative course.
  • Interactive Discussions: Engage with passionate individuals as they delve into agroecology’s theoretical and practical dimensions.
  • Social & Ecological Impact: Learn how agriculture extends beyond mere food production and is a powerful tool for addressing pressing social and ecological issues.

Why Attend?

  • Hands-On Experience: Explore the experiences of students who worked alongside local farmers and volunteers on six farms, contributing to meaningful change.
  • Community Connection: Discover how Clarkies have initiated and managed farms, enriching the Worcester community and beyond with their invaluable service.
  • Interested in Multispecies Justice: Explore farming practices that foster positive synergy between all living species and their habitats. Discover how agroecology serves as a pathway to cultivate harmony and equity in our interconnected world.


Full Name Full Poster Title Academic Program
 Anisa Gilmour The Role of Federal and Non-Profit Programs in Food Justice and Assistance  CDP
 Raina Carfaro

Indigenous Models for Water-Scarce Farming:

Combatting the Climate Crisis

 Cyd Abnet  Growing the Revolution: Micro-agroecology in Your Own Backyard  Envi Sci Undergrad
 Madi Brady  Agricultural Innovations: The Impact of New Technologies on Food Systems  ESP
 Isa Kelly  The Life Beneath Our Feet: Human Interventions to Improve Soil Health  CDP
Carly Mollin From Organic and Back Again: Challenges and Best Practices of Transforming Agriculture’s Fertilizer Industry Towards Agroecological Approaches  ESP
 Vee Dayandayan Sustaining Life through Community-Supported Agriculture  MA International Development
 Lucy Fleming  The Role of Non-Human Species in Building Soil Health  CDP
 Aaron Kirshenbaum Insurgency from the Ground Up? Challenges and Hopes for Urban Farming in the “U.S.”  CDP
 Cam Gill Clarkies in the Community: Reimagining the Role of Volunteerism to Create Sustainable and Successful Partnerships  CDP
 Marissa Kelemen How Can We Use Animal Waste to Support Agroecology MA International Development
 Ryan Fiasconaro  (Re)Commoning Space to Live: Housing Cooperatives & Food Sovereignty MA International Development
Maia Snyder Laws of the Land: Advocating Justice and Sovereignty in Agriculture CDP
Lauren Holmes Justice for Worms, Insects, and Bugs in Agroecology ESP
 Jude Fernando Paradox of Hunger: Deprivation Yields Hope!
 Jude Fernando Food as a Moral Imperative: Exploring Key Principles in Food Systems: