Urban agriculture gets schooled: One Penn alumna tackles food justice with urban farming

Penn Arts and Sciences

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

While earning her Master of Environmental Studies (MES) degree, Dr. Katera focused her research on environmental education, city planning and using neighborhoods as learning laboratories. Today, she is the Director of the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania. The organization’s operations range from teaching young people about hydration and healthy cooking to growing indoor hydroponic gardens and tasting fresh produce. 

This article appeared on the back cover of GRID Magazine's 'Spring Gardening and Festivals' issue.

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