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Connecting urban residents and agriculture

When you think of Memphis, Tennessee you likely don’t think of a more than 4,500-acre green space that is an opportunity for consumers to learn more about agriculture and the food they eat. John Butler says that’s exactly what Agricenter International does. AUDIO: Healthy Living... Read More.

USDA awards $7.4 million in urban agriculture grants

Projects supporting urban agriculture and innovative production are being funded through $7.4 million worth of grants from the USDA. The funding will help grant recipients like community gardens and non-profit farms increase food production and access in economically distressed communities, provide job training, and... Read More.