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Our community garden was Kary’s dream.
Luckily, Kary is a practical dreamer.
She hoop-jumped until the City of Tallahassee gave us the use of a chunk of land at the elbow-bend where Roberts becomes Jackson Bluff, a curve so tight school buses take down the traffic arrows along with the occasional decorative crepe myrtle. 711 more words
“Before we did anything, we brought together a group of community leaders, and we just asked them to tell us exactly what it is they were looking for in a neighborhood grocery store.” – Jeff Brown, a fourth-generation grocer… 32 more words
The nutritional problems facing urban areas are glaring. Whether they aren’t able to get enough food or are eating the wrong things and becoming obese, it’s an issue that faces most inner-city neighborhoods. 931 more words
Today’s blog comes from our Hotline Manager, Amanda, who came across this incredible environmental resource called “Gleaners”. When she first presented the idea of gleaning, much of our staff thought it was a play on words to promote green cleaning solutions, we were wrong. 477 more words