A simple idea led two women into a thriving new business. Creating backyard mini-farms for homeowners who want their own fresh herbs and vegetables, but lack the time or know-how to do it for themselves.
This projects helps young people learn leadership and farming skills, while at the same time helping their community.
King Corn filmmakers, Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney, have come together to create another film about how do we grow fresh, local food in urban environments.
July 22, 2010 Urbandale – considered a food desert – on the east side of Lansing, MI. is creating and growing its first urban farm. The project was started by 2 MSU professors. With the help of residents and nearby community, it is taking shape and growing. Go to original post.
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