OUR MISSION

Dealing with the challenges of today requires problem-solvers who are transforming what the future will look like. Our mission has been inspired by trends in food insecurity and dietary disease within San Diego neighborhoods.This organization emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support low-income communities without access to healthy food. Established in 2019, we are an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support.


We recognize that local communities are the principal actors in the fight against poverty and hunger. We defend the right for autonomy and for the rights of people to eat healthy, nutritious food.  This is why Food Sovereignty is at the forefront of our values.

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We are made up of volunteers, members, activists and a small dedicated team that installs, maintains & harvests fresh produce from our 35+ microfarms in San Diego county. Our growing network of volunteers and members have grown over 10,000 lbs of food, and as a result, are reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the nutritional input into food-insecure communities.

These people from all walks of life are more efficiently using their space in a diverse network of micro-farms spanning 10 of San Diego's communities. These individuals and families and doing their part in trying to make our city more food secure and environmentally friendly.

Meet The Team

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Avery Cramer
Founder/Executive Director

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Avery Cramer is a San Diegan with a vision for a more environmentally sustainable and equitable future. Avery has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Policy from Loyola University of Chicago and has experience working on farms, restaurants, and at a community food bank.

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Marcus Slaughter
Farm Manager

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Marcus Slaughter is responsible for managing 35+ micro-farms and demonstrates extreme passion and drive for environmental justice and hard work. He ensures that our members' micro-farms are thriving, and helps to distribute regular produce boxes to the community.

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Jasmine Bailey
Communications Manager

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Jasmine Bailey is our Communications Manager. She merges her passion for environmental justice and nature with her skill for graphic design, marketing, web design and communication.