James Hale

James Hale

Denver, CO
United States
Fellow Year: 
2013 - 2014
Cohort
5
About James Hale

James is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology, CSU, advised by Michael Carolan - Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department. James’ research seeks to shed light upon barriers to expanding urban agriculture. He will be exploring stakeholders’ knowledge and motivations for participating in urban agriculture initiatives in Denver, CO, as well as identifying potential ways for collaborations to leverage resources toward creating more food-secure, just, and sustainable urban communities. James is collaborating with Laurel Mattrey, Sustainability Planner, Denver Public Schools; Nick Gruber, Owner, Produce Denver; Haley Sammen, President of the Board, Sprout City Farms; and Milan Doshi, Owner, Five Points Fermentation Company.

He has recently co-published an article, Urban agriculture and the prospects for deep democracy, available to read here