Jazmin is a farmer from La Villita/Little Village neighborhood in Chicago and is an owner-worker of Catatumbo Cooperative Farm currently located in South Chicago. They have previous experience working in social services providing crisis and trauma-informed support and connecting individuals and families to resources. Additionally, their background involves organizing within the immigrant rights movement. Through their work, they saw a need to create economic opportunities for historically excluded communities and was drawn to urban farming, particularly within a worker-cooperative model. Their work is grounded in reverence for the land and hands that feed and nourish us. Jazmin is committed to connecting urban agriculture with broader social justice movements to envision and create other possible worlds.
HEAL Food Alliance
2022 School of Political Leadership
Together Honoring Earth's Mycelia (T.H.E.M.)