Emily Jodka

Emily Jodka is a life long gardener and New Englander who currently lives in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Emily Co-founded the New Urban Farmers in 2008 with Bleu Grijalva, which started as a grassroots movement in a community garden that grew into a non-profit that provides education and an opportunity to grow and eat fresh food grown without chemicals. As part of the New Urban Farmers Emily has grown everything from farm favorite crops to fruit trees, and has also used other methods such as aquaponics and mushroom cultivation. Emily is the Co-Director at the New Urban Farmers and a high school teacher in Providence.