From planted seeds
While cooking for 20-hour days to feed the thousands who gathered after George Floyd’s killing, Bryant Jones was struck by an idea that grew into a garden ... and a community.
Bryant Jones is a plant science senior in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, at the University of Minnesota, and a cofounder of the Twin Cities Relief Initiative.
Starting points for change
“Have the hard conversations with people in your own circle, when your brown brothers and sisters are not around. You don’t need to ostracize your family. But these conversations are where change starts.” - Bryant Jones
Meet the people behind the story
Bryant Jones ’21
Plant science, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Cofounder, Twin Cities Relief Initiative
Cofounder of NoMi SoMi Victory Gardens