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If I’m honest, the bustling metropolis of Washington D.C. is not a place I once equated with effectively telling the story of sustainable agriculture. When I left the crowded airport to ride a crowded metro to find our hotel on a crowded city street, I thought to myself, “What does this have to do with agriculture?” No farms. No dirt. Definitely no cows.
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Think back to your grade school days: when someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, was it easy to reply with an answer? Maybe you were considering a career as a firefighter, doctor, nurse, teacher or an astronaut. As you grew up, did those dreams change?

Peri Warren

University of Minnesota
Peri, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, is studying urban and environmental policy. In 2015, Peri's passion for nutrition and social justice inspired her to establish Busy Bee Foods, a youth-led initiative dedicated to dissolving food deserts in North Minneapolis. Chosen as a University of Minnesota student, Peri is mentored by Mohamed Yakub in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. After college, Peri plans to attend law school to study environmental law as she continues to advocate for environmental justice among marginalized communities.