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Will Allen Heading to White House to Help First Lady Launch Obesity Initiative: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From today’s JS Online: Milwaukee urban farmer Will Allen is on his way to the White House to share a podium with First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday. (…) Allen said Monday that he also plans to invite the First … Continue reading

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TheGrio’s 100: Will Allen, good food revolutionary

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Finding Solutions with Urban Farms: CNN

MILWAUKEE, USA: CNN’s “Solutions” features Will Allen and Growing Power. Watch the video here.

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The Slow Food USA Blog: Growing Food and Justice

CHICAGO, USA: A Slow Food write up in promotion of organizing like the Growing Food and Justice Initiative, and farming like Growing Power.

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2nd Annual Gathering, Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative: October 30 – November 1, 2009

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Will Allen Loves Worms: Twin Cities Daily Planet

From an article written by SHEILA REGAN and published in yesterday’s Twin Cities Daily Planet: Can worms help solve racism? Well, they may be part of the solution. Longtime sustainable agriculture guru Will Allen spoke at an event at Midtown … Continue reading

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Street Farmer: NYTimes Weekend Magazine, July 5th

MILWAUKEE, USA: This weekends NYTimes Weekend Magazine includes a compelling 4 page feature on Will Allen, urban farming genius and Growing Power’s CEO and founder.  Written by ELIZABETH ROYTE, the article is linked  here. (…) Show Allen a pile of … Continue reading

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Food Justice in the City: Growing Power

Milwaukee, WISCONSIN: Growing Power featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Yes Magazine.

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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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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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Obama Tunes to Genius Urban Farmer?

First MacArthur “genius grant,” now calls from Obama team (click above to read full article from Milwaukee Journal Sentinal) see also virtual farmgirl blog: Team Obama Calls on Urban Farm Expert for an Ag Chat Will Allen, Milwaukee’s urban farming … Continue reading

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