A proud graduate of Howard University's College of Engineering and Architecture, Justin Nickelson merges his architectural background with a profound commitment to urban agriculture and green design. As an Urban Agriculture professional, Justin's resume boasts expertise in farm management, green design, program management, and farm-to-table food sourcing. Central to his achievements is his management role with the AgLanta Grown USDA Local Food Promotions Program for the City of Atlanta, underlining his dedication to enhancing food systems and community engagement.At HABESHA, Inc., Justin has showcased his leadership capabilities, both as the Urban Green Jobs Field Coordinator and the Community Garden Manager. He successfully developed interns into professionals, highlighting his acumen in food production, green infrastructure practices, and business dynamics related to farm-to-market ventures. Moreover, his endeavors have consistently focused on enhancing community access to fresh food, emphasizing his role in promoting sustainable agriculture, fresh food accessibility, and youth programming. His skills further extend to the technological realm, proficiently navigating tools like AutoCad, Revit Autodesk, and more, reflecting a well-rounded approach to his work.As an integral contributor to The Eleanor Roosevelt School's ERSO Project, Justin’s combined expertise in architecture, green infrastructure, and urban agriculture promises a multidisciplinary perspective. His passion for creating sustainable community-centric solutions and his unwavering dedication to enhancing urban food systems are invaluable assets to the ERSO Project, ensuring its objectives align with cutting-edge practices in sustainability and community.