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Yes! Magazine

Ambika Chawla

9 September 2021

Columbia, Maryland, United States

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Low-income communities of color have less access to nature, they experience "nature deprivation" at a rate three times higher than white people. Regular access to the outdoors improves respiratory health, physical fit...

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Mackenzie Wilkes

4 August 2021

California, United States

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The Yurok Tribe, located in Northern California, depends on fishing to sustain a living. However, a severe drought, the COVID-19 pandemic, and a crumbling highway severely affected the tribe. So, leaders are turning t...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Hannah Wallace

27 July 2021

Oregon, United States

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Lettuce Grow teaches gardening skills to 200 incarcerated people per year in 16 Oregon prisons and juvenile detention centers. The teaching includes college-level courses and hands-on gardening on prison grounds, whic...

Yes! Magazine

Marianne Dhenin

8 July 2021

Cairo, Egypt

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Organizations in Egypt and Bangladesh are greening their cities by turning rooftops into urban gardens that can grow food, reduce air pollution, and decrease air temperatures. Green Savers in Dhaka has installed more ...

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Roshan Abraham

27 May 2021

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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The Solitary Gardens project started in New Orleans and has been copied in multiple other places as a combination art exhibit and therapeutic link between incarcerated people and the outside world. People on both side...

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Adele Peters

25 May 2021

Los Angeles, California, United States

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A startup in California called Crop Swap LA is converting unused front yards into community gardens that can grow crops like kale, rainbow chard, and tomatoes as a way to feed neighbors. Community members can pay for ...

Christian Science Monitor

Noah Robertson

3 May 2021

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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As a way to bring the community together and promote healing in Southeast Washington, D.C., residents created a garden known as Project Eden. Their garden has grown to a plot of land that grows roots, legumes, fruits,...

The Arizona Republic

Shanti Lerner

14 April 2021

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Chispa Arizona is working to encourage members of the Latino community to spend time outdoors. The environmental justice organization created “entry points,” or free outdoor activities each month that anyone can atten...

Scripps-TV (National Desk)

Chris Conte

9 April 2021

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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A community garden in Baltimore, Maryland, is providing about 2,500 pounds of fresh produce per season to neighborhood food pantries. Anyone is welcome to help themselves at the unfenced garden which is run by The 6th...

The Guardian

Ashifa Kassam

9 April 2021

El Puerto de Santa María, Spain

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A Spanish chef piloted a project to start a “marine garden” — cultivating eelgrass and obtaining grains it produces to be used in different recipes. The grain has healthy benefits, including 50 percent more protein th...

The Guardian

Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

5 April 2021

Seychelles

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A public-private scheme between the Seychelles Islands Foundation and a government agency is allowing residents to plant seeds of the coco de mer, or sea coconut, as a way to save the endangered tree species. So far, ...

Footprint

Kanchan Srivastava

5 April 2021

Chintalkunta, Telangana, India

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A teenager in India came up with a solution to combat the plastic waste crisis that usually comes with planting trees. Srija created a biodegradable pot made out of groundnut shells that decomposes in the soil after 2...

The New York Times

Patricia Leigh Brown

2 March 2021

Charleston, Maine, United States

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Mountain View Correctional Facility in Maine has turned its food service into a farm-to-table experience, sourcing healthier, more appetizing meals from its own apple orchard and vegetable garden and from local farmer...

Grist

Anna Deen

23 December 2020

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Solitary Gardens is an art project that protests prisons' solitary confinement conditions. Incarcerated people connect with volunteers on the outside who plant flowers, vegetables, or herbs in beds matching the tiny d...

The Counter

Colleen Hagerty

17 December 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Yard sharing is the latest urban agriculture trend enabling city dwellers to enjoy home-grown produce whether or not they have the space, time, or expertise to grow everything they want. Crop Swap LA is also starting ...

National Geographic

Agostino Petroni

25 November 2020

Manaure, Colombia

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A community gardening project growing the guajiro bean has allowed Wayuu farmers in the Colombian desert to achieve food security despite the effects of climate change and external pressures. While scaling this agricu...

New Mexico In Depth

Elizabeth M. Miller

28 September 2020

Villanueva, New Mexico, United States

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations and government agencies are connecting farmers with people in need by making fruits and vegetables more affordable or even free. For example, Bueno Para Todos, a small farm ...

The Boston Globe

Lisa Zwirn

8 September 2020

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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After Boston Public Schools closed in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, about 70 volunteers tended schoolyard gardens at 14 schools to grow food for local families experiencing economic hardship. While students ...

Life & Thyme

Annelise Jolley

21 July 2020

Michigan, United States

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Food bartering helps families during times of food insecurity, which is often exacerbated by crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Families with lower incomes have bartered for food for a long time but the pandemic ha...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Patricia McKnight

13 July 2020

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Urban agriculture is providing residents of Milwaukee with a direct link to their food through programs that include urban farming, community gardens, and the knowledge needed to maintain personal gardens. Gardening h...

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Brianna Baker

1 July 2020

Trenton, New Jersey, United States

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Isles, Inc. provides plants, seeds, and support to over 70 community gardens in Trenton, 20 of which belong to schools. In a city where many residents experience food insecurity, Isles also maps food-assets and food d...

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Brianna Baker

19 May 2020

New Jersey, United States

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Meadows + More is a farm in New Jersey that specializes in edible wild plants and its owner, Tama Matsuoka Wong, seeks to educate people about the important role wild plants could play in future food systems if disast...

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Deepa Fernandes

17 May 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Community Services Unlimited (CSU) is a local organization in Southern California that is helping to increase access to healthy foods for families all year round, but especially now during the Covid-19 pandemic. Unlik...

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Samantha Melamed

27 April 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Across Philadelphia, people are turning to seeds to source their food instead of grocery stores and supply chains, which have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Philadelphia is home to the Cooperative Gardens Co...

WLS-TV

Zach Ben-Amots

30 March 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago-based Closed Loop Farms, dependent on farmers markets, had to pivot to online sales with the closure of many public spaces as a response to COVID-19. Running a virtual farmers market, the local grower also sel...

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