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Spotlights

We could not do our work without the support of our diverse community, including Walkers, donors, public policy makers, teachers, and Volunteers.

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Jane Hirschi, the author of Ripe for Change: Garden-based learning in schools and the founding director of CitySprouts. Jane shares her take on the importance of garden-based learning with children and some tips for how to get a school garden program up and running.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Children and Schools, Community Solutions

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“We don’t tend to hire people who have farming experience,” says Anne Richmond, GTC Program Director. “We hire people in our community who are passionate, have a hunger to learn, and are connected."

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Healthy Food, Community Solutions

Chef Nick in Lowell

For Lowell schoolchildren, Mill City Grows makes sure that food is more than just lunch, it’s part of the curriculum, helping students develop positive eating habits early on, all while having fun and learning.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Community Solutions

Mark Winne

"We have to stop making claims that we are going to end hunger by simply feeding people... unless we're also going to attack the underlying causes of hunger."

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Informing Public Policy, Community Solutions, General