Nicodemus Ford

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Nicodemus has lived a life of service and has an unwavering commitment to youth and communities. Nicodemus is a co-founder of University Prep High School in Detroit, Michigan. He was hired by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Community Regional Food Systems to explore and identify solutions for food justice in Detroit, Michigan. His work will be published in an upcoming chapter titled, “Undoing Racism in the Detroit Food System,” later this year. Currently, Nicodemus is a garden manager at Oak Park Sol Community Gardens in Sacramento, California and a curriculum consultant with the Michael Fields Agriculture Institute located in Wisconsin. He is also a member of the Sacramento Urban Agriculture Network and a member of the Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is an aspiring farmer, dedicated family man, and deeply connected to the Earth and ancestors.


2016 Convergence Workshop: Food Justice at Work: Madison and Detroit