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H.R. 4971: Greening Food Deserts Act Introduced to US Congress

On March 25th, US Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH9] introduced H.R. 4971: Greening Food Deserts Act to the House of Representatives.  The legislation is documented by the federal government and can be accessed here : To increase the emphasis on urban … Continue reading

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Urban agriculture: multi-dimensional tools for social development in poor neighbourghoods: RUAF

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FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System

FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System, published on the website of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. New York, February 17, 2010 – Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer today released “FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System,” … Continue reading

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Organic Agriculture in Cuba’s Capital: San Francisco Bay View

We are looking at the end of (relatively) cheap oil, food and transportation, crises that have already had a devastating impact on Third World nations and communities of color. These issues hit Cuba a stunning blow in the early 1990s, … Continue reading

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Cuba Plans City Farms to Ease Economy Woes: UK Guardian

Cuba plans city farms to ease economy woes: Project launched to ring urban areas with thousands of small farms in bid to reverse agricultural decline.

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How to Expand Urban Agriculture: American Society of Landscape Architects

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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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Greencorps Chicago: Stories from The Green Collar Economy

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In Latino Gardens, Vegetables, Good Health and Savings Flourish: San Jose Journal

SAN JOSE, USA: Read the article and view the slideshow here.

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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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Grown in Detroit trailer

                … Dutch independent filmmakers Mascha and Manfred Poppenk made a documentary on teen moms becoming urban farmers in Detroit. Check out the trailer or go to the website.

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Will Allen on Urban Farming

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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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Food Producing City (series): Oakland, USA

November Reader Survey: Which projects, places or reports should everyone know about Oakland, California? 1.) People’s Grocery is a community-based organization in West Oakland that develops creative solutions to the health problems in (the) community that stem from a lack … Continue reading

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Graffiti and Grub on CAN-TV, Chicago

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Brahm Ahmadi: Food Systems, 2008

Oakland, USA: Footage of interview shot by Global Oneness Project of People’s Grocery Co-founder and Executive Director Brahm Ahmadi speaking on efforts to transform our modern food system.

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People’s Grocery Named as 2009 Green Alternatives Honoree

People’s Grocery wins the 2009 Green Alternative Honoree at MyHumanRightsHeroes.org.

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Graffiti and Grub’s LaDonna Redmond Profiled in Time Magazine

CHICAGO, USA:  From Graffiti and Grub:  “LaDonna Redmond was recently profiled in Time Magazine as one of only 25 “Responsibility Pioneers” nationwide.” From Time Magazine: LaDonna Redmond considers opening an organic-food market on Chicago’s South Side the act of a … Continue reading

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