With a mission to transform healthy food access and wellness through people, social enterprise and environmental justice, CultivaLA transforms green spaces across Los Angeles into urban agriculture sites in order to grow fresh herbs and vegetables and to increase food access to Los Angeles’ most vulnerable and under-resourced communities.
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With an aim to transform healthy food access and wellness through people, social enterprise and environmental justice, CultivaLA uses green spaces to empower immigrant and low-income communities across Los Angeles to grow and obtain fresh foods in their neighborhood. Using a community-centered and intergenerational approach, CultivaLA engages, educates and empowers community members from low-income communities to use urban agriculture practices and understand the importance of green spaces in providing fresh and healthy food to the community.