Meaghan Kenny, MA student in DGES, recently won the July Awesome Ottawa Award for her work with the Karen Community Farm Project. The $1000 prize will go to support this “awesome” project. Read more about the award and Meaghan’s involvement in the project here: http://awesomeottawa.ca/2012/07/karen-community-farm-project/
Meaghan and the Karen project were also recently featured on CBC Ottawa’s radio show All in A Day http://www.cbc.ca/allinaday/2012/07/20/a-visit-to-the-karen-community-garden/
Meaghan hopes to complete her thesis, Exploring Immigrant Experiences of Urban Agriculture in Ottawa: From Food Security to Cultural Identity (supervised by Dr. Patricia Ballamingie), within the next few months.