Calling youth leaders and food system change makers! The 2016 RIC Youth Leadership Summit will be July 20-24 in Olympia, WA. Find more information on our 2016 Youth Leadership Summit page, in Events.

Rooted In Community National Network

The Rooted In Community National Network (RIC) is a national grassroots network that empowers young people to take leadership in their own communities. We are a diverse movement of youth and adults working together and committed to fostering healthy communities and food justice through urban and rural agriculture, community gardening, food security, and related environmental justice work.


In order to reshape our broken food system, we the youth have come together to name our rights....

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Updates about the work of RIC members and news from our events.

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