Movement Meeting 2023

Rooted in Community: Growing Stronger, Together

Thank You for Joining Us for Our 2023 Movement Meeting! 

Thank you everyone for joining us for our 2023 Movement Meeting! It was wonderful to hold space for our farm to school and ECE community—we came together to connect, learn, and inspire one another.

Couldn't make it live? Be sure to watch the recording and tune into all of the great conversations and lessons shared! 

Meet Our 2023 Keynote Speaker

Qiana Mickie, Executive Director at the New York City Office of Urban Agriculture

Qiana Mickie is the first Executive Director of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Urban Agriculture. The office leads the city’s efforts to increase access to and production of locally grown fresh food, minimize our contributions to climate change, and spur economic activity through agriculture. Under Qiana’s leadership, the office aims to advance urban agriculture and equity to actively address climate, health, and food disparities in the city’s natural and built environment. For over 12 years, Qiana’s work has thrived at the intersection of equity, food systems, environmental justice, and agriculture. Qiana is the former Executive Director of Just Food and often speaks on issues of racial equity, food/farm policy, and the solidarity economy, locally and internationally. She serves on the International Council of Urgenci and the Coordination Committee of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM). Qiana has a B.S. in Marketing from Hampton University and received her Food Hub Management certification from the University of Vermont.

Recording Archive: 2022 Movement Meeting

Graphic notes summarizing content presented and discussed during the Movement Meeting (Credit: Rio Holaday,

2023 Movement Meeting Sponsors

Thank you to our 2023 Movement Meeting sponsors! 
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us at

For more information, contact:

Sunny Baker
Senior Director, Programs and Policy