Jesse Kurtz-Nicholl’s Interview with Urban Ag High School Student, Ana Araujo
Center for Livable Future
Dec 18, 2009
In October 2009, Jesse Kurtz-Nicholl sat down with Ana Araujo to discuss the Urban Agriculture and Food Systems class she participated in at Richmond High School in 2008/2009. The class was a pilot program, which gave the students graduation credit and was centered around the creation of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and direct sale of produce from a middle school farm and the school garden at Richmond High. 10 families received a bi-weekly box of produce for $5, which was planted, tended and grown completely by Richmond High students.
December 21, 2009 Comments Off on Interview with an Urban Ag High School Student
Celebrations As Bristol City Farm Is Saved By Hitting £50K Target
Bristol Evening News
December 21, 2009,
A city farm in Bedminster has been saved from closure thanks to the public, who have helped raise £50,000 in just five months.
The four-and-a-half-acre farm was started on derelict land in 1976 as a result of the demands of local people, and has grown to an attraction visited by 200,000 people every year.
Windmill Hill City Farm, which currently employs 80 people, is a registered charity, so there is no charge for entry, but every donation helps to keep the farm operating as a free community facility for the enjoyment of the public.
December 21, 2009 Comments Off on 33 year old Windmill Hill City Farm in Bristol, England, saved