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Melony Edwards, Farm Manager at Willowood Farm of Ebey’s Prairie, will be speaking at the Inaugural Seattle Food Tank Summit, “Growing Food Policy,” which will be held in partnership with the Environmental Working Group, Food Action, Garden-Raised Bounty, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and Seattle University’s Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability on March 17, 2018.
At its core, though, Local Roots is about being able to grow food in even the most urbanized space because that’s where the customers are. The shipping containers are what help set it apart from other indoor operations: You can pop the metal box into a parking lot or the corner of a warehouse and expand incrementally.