Reana Kim lives in Washington DC, where she avidly tends her own gardens and supports local, urban farms through active volunteerism. She never misses a farmers market weekend (if she can help it) and tries to support her favorite markets – Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market and FRESHFARM’s Columbia Heights Market – every Saturday.
Reana is the Policy Director for DC Greens, a Black-led multi-cultural nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing food justice and health equity in the nation’s capital, and the founder of Share a Seed, a mutual-aid seed sharing project. Reana earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from DePaul University, Chicago and her Masters Degree in Policy Analysis and Management from The New School, New York City. She has a background in communications, development, and policy and has worked to advance progressive policies in three major US cities (Chicago, NYC, and DC). Reana has been a leading member of Slow Food for nearly 15 years and currently serves on the board of Slow Food DC, in addition to FMC.