Bryant Terry is an eco-chef, food justice activist, and author of Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine. For more than a decade he has worked to build a more just and sustainable food system. His interest in cooking, farming, and community health can be traced back to his childhood in Memphis, Tennessee, where his grandparents inspired him to grow, prepare, and appreciate good food. With Anna Lappé, Terry co-authored Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen, and appeared in the documentary film What’s on Your Plate?

In this video by Nourish, Bryant discusses the rise of urban farming, it’s importance for building communities, engaging young people and bringing fresh homegrown food to the table. Urban farming and Grow Your Own is big this side the pond too with allotments available in all cities. So get your gardening boots on, grow something green and organic and enjoy!

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