Stories by Rae Gomes
Rae Gomes is a food justice organizer and food equity consultant based in Brooklyn. She is a founding board member and current board chair of the Central Brooklyn Food Cooperative. She supports food sovereignty work locally, including working toward a Central Brooklyn Food Hub, and is a community member of the Farmer and Community Advisory Committee for GrowNYC. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative nonfiction from Goucher College. Her writing has been published in The Nation magazine, Civil Eats, The Counter, Colorlines and The Root among others. Gomes is a 2021 Urban Design Forum Forefront Fellow.