Zoe Hansen-DiBello shares the stories of connection and community in her work with public schools and community gardens; growing food and community simultaneously.

Zoe Hansen-DiBello is the Program Manager and visionary of Grow Education, a program of the Marion Institute working to increase healthy food access by creating community gardens located throughout New Bedford’s public schools. Zoe is passionate about maintaining and strengthening cultural capital, the commons and healthy food access. Zoe is a graduate of Leadership SouthCoast and has served as a “Big Sister” for the past 4 years. Zoe holds a BA from the University of Connecticut and is currently pursuing a PhD in Educational Leadership at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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Building Community One Garden at a Time | Zoe Hansen-DiBello | TEDxNewBedford

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