Melvin Parson Gardening during the Entrepreneurship Interview

Summary

Melvin Parson earned his position as the Spring 2019 Entrepreneur-In-Residence at The Henry Ford because of his belief that market gardening plays a critical role in attaining full citizenship for the formerly incarcerated. Funding from the William Davidson Foundation's Initiative for Entrepreneurship supported documentation of Parson's gardening, work central to the mission of We The People Growers Association, which he founded in 2015.

Melvin Parson earned his position as the Spring 2019 Entrepreneur-In-Residence at The Henry Ford because of his belief that market gardening plays a critical role in attaining full citizenship for the formerly incarcerated. Funding from the William Davidson Foundation's Initiative for Entrepreneurship supported documentation of Parson's gardening, work central to the mission of We The People Growers Association, which he founded in 2015.

Artifact

Digital photograph

Date Made

05 April 2019

Subject Date

05 April 2019

Creators

Ferraiuolo, Jillian 

Henry Ford (Organization) 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Jillian Ferraiuolo.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.358.1.4.25

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Technique

Digital photography (Digital camera)

Color

Multicolored

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