Building Community and Sustainable Food Systems in Bayview, CA

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“Bayview-Hunters Point, California, a site of nuclear contamination, is one of the biggest environmental injustices in United States history, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. To address the environmental and health risks of the area, community members are working together to create the organic urban farm, Dragonspunk Grows.

After the Cold War, the U.S. Navy decontaminated ships in Bayview-Hunters Point, spreading radioactive waste throughout the area. The pollution from this process has led to elevated cancer rates and environmental pollution, according to the Greater Bay Cancer Registry.”

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