Jordyn Harrison, YES! Magazine | Civil Eats


Jordyn Harrison is a writer and video producer from Chicago, IL. She is a graduate of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Civic Media at Columbia College Chicago. As a graduate student, she is exploring how to merge her passion for visual storytelling with community engagement, and her writing focus has been on the Austin community on Chicago's West Side. She can be reached through her email: or her website: <a href="

The Urban Farms Growing Community in Vacant Chicago Lots

Seamus Ford stands at the north corner of the garden after giving a tour in October 2021. (Photo by Jordyn Harrison)