News (Akron Urban Farms)
We have some of the publications we have been featured and interviewed in as an organization since we have started a non-profit. Akron Urban Agriculture was started in 2020 to help residents in cities like Akron and Cleveland get access to nutrient rich frutis and vegetables.
33rd Annual Salute to Significant African-American Males
In 2023 the congressional black caucus in Akron area nominated Kashava Holt (Akron Urban Agriculture) for all the amazing work he's been doing in the underserved community with agriculture, conservation and sustainability.
Spectrum News 1(Interview)
A spectrum news reporter visited our primary farm site in 2022 to document the progress Akron Urban Agriculture has been making in Akron as a nonprofit organization. This area is located within a food desert where the residents live more than a mile away from a local food source
Reworks (Food Scraps to Compost)
Our organization received a free truck load of compost at our farm site from summit reworks to help promote sustainable composting. We were randomly selected for this award among all the different businesses, farms and residents who applied.
Spectrum News Interview
This was taken at the Akron Cooperative Farms, one of the largest urban farms in Akron, OH. This specific high tunnel was built with my help, and this is also one of the urban farmers in the USDA Akron High Tunnel Initiative program. All the high tunnels in the High Tunnel Initiative program in Akron were supervised by me. The article was done to show so of the efforts I have been making to get the community involved
The Devil Strip (Newspaper) Magazine
The local magazine publication heard about the work we are doing with Akron Urban Agriculture do in Akron every year in food desert neighborhoods in Akron. The main goal at the time was to help residents get education about agriculture, conservation and sustainability in urban areas
Urban Agriculture (University of Akron)
While attending the University of Akron in 2015 i started a garden to create a place for everyone on campus to access fresh fruits and vegetables. This is a photo of the current layout of the garden site on campus as of now.