Naim Edwards

Naim Edwards works as the garden designer and program manager with Voices for Earth Justice and has been a participant in the GRP through his work living and growing family and community gardens in Northwest Detroit. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of farming with an emphasis on ecological restoration. Naim holds a master’s degree from University of Michigan where he studied biodiversity in urban gardens, specializing in beneficial insects and recently completed a course in Permaculture. Naim has also worked with numerous organizations to address both political and cultural obstacles to achieve food sovereignty and is a staunch advocate for land, water, housing, and education rights.