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“A Good Food Manifesto for America” by Will Allen

(Re-posted from the Growing Food and Justice Initiative list-serve. Please read on. –ed.) A Good Food Manifesto for America by Will Allen, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Growing Power I am a farmer. While I find that this has … Continue reading

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White House Pledges $50 Million in Seed Capital for Social Innovation Fund

From the White House blog, Michele Jolin talks about the creation of a Social Innovation Fund: Yesterday, the President announced that he would ask Congress in the FY2010 budget to provide $50 million in seed capital for his Social Innovation Fund, … Continue reading

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Growing Power Wins Major Kellogg Grant: Award Will Help Create Green Jobs, Aid Reeling Detroit

Milwaukee – May 4, 2009 – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, one of the nation’s largest charitable organizations, has announced that Growing Power Inc. will receive $400,000 for a plan to create sustainable jobs among vulnerable urban populations. The project, called … Continue reading

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Van Jones Profile: Global Green

Don’t know Van Jones? Let the video above get you introduced.

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Green Jobs Guru Van Jones Named to Obama’s Cabinet: Alternet

(Tuesday, March 10th) See the full story on AlterNet, linked here.

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“Don’t Be So Afraid to Get Dirty”

Last Tuesday: a video report from the New York Times about a small organic farm sustaining itself through the economic crisis.

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Van Jones to Advise Obama on Green Jobs

From Wednesday’s edition of Democracy Now: The Obama administration has tapped author and activist Van Jones to become a special adviser for green jobs, enterprise and innovation. Jones is expected to start work next week. He is author of the … Continue reading

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Van Jones on Goals for Green Solutions

Appearing in a profile of Van Jones, written by Elizabeth Kolbert, and published on the New Yorker website on January 12, 2009– Van Jones, founder and president of Green For All, said: “Your goal has to be to get the … Continue reading

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