Jennifer Roach

Jennifer Roach works with Grand Aspirations to coordinate a green economy training program in Hartford, CT called Summer of Solutions Hartford. Since co-founding the chapter in 2010, she has worked with her team to build community and school gardens in Hartford and train young people in urban farming and leadership development skills. She is committed to building just and sustainable local food systems to support healthy and prosperous communities. Her previous experiences include building a garden at Prototypes, teaching gardening to elementary school students, organizing for Power Shift, and studying Permaculture.