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Growing Power: In Foreclosure

Growing Power was a nonprofit that changed the face of urban agriculture. Growing food in the city was the heart of the organization. Volunteers, students, and funders flocked to support its mission to rebuild urban food systems. 859 more words

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Still Vermi-composting After All These Years: A Tribute to Will Allen

I first learned vermicomposting––the practice of feeding kitchen scraps to worms––from Will Allen of the now-well-known Growing Power in Milwaukee, WI. Back then, I was a third grade teacher in the Milwaukee Public Schools taking a summer  course about science teaching. 760 more words

On This Day - August 5th

1960: The Patriots beat the Broncos in a preseason game, 43-6. Played in Providence, it was the first the game that the Broncos ever played. 175 more words

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