Prof. Kato Awarded Grant To Study D.C. Food Growers

Professor Yuki Kato, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

On October 27, 2021, Prof. Yuki Kato was awarded a grant worth $68,561 by the trustees of the Jessie Ball duPont Religious, Charitable and Educational Fund. The purpose of the funding is to conduct a study to document the hurdles urban growers face accessing resources in Washington, DC and identify ways to enhance and improve equity in who gets to grow food in the city. For more information on the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, click the link here. For more information on Prof. Kato’s past work, visit her website here.