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How does urban agriculture affect violence prevention?

Jennifer Johns interviews Hank Herrera of Dig Deep Farms

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Sept. 27, 2012

Dig Deep Farms and Produce is a social enterprise and a project of the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs Activities League. Our vision is to create a vibrant, sustainable local food economy that brings fresh, healthy affordable food to the residents of Ashland and Cherryland. We will create a successful business based on growing, packing, packaging, processing, distributing and selling fresh, healthy food.

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September 28, 2012   Comments Off on How does urban agriculture affect violence prevention?

First commercial Urban Farm in Europe in Rotterdaam, Netherlands

They drove herds of sheep through the city and decorated the city hall’s entrance with kale.

Notes on the Urban Farm prepared by Dirk Nowak
Sept 28, 2012

They have been preparing for this over 3 years, invested about 1 Million Euros. They did spectacular advertising, driving herds of sheep through the city and decorating the city hall’s entrance with kale. They have found over 200 co-investors, crowd-funding the final 65.000 Euros. Then it took only about 6 months to convert a former shunting yard into fields and greenhouses…

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September 28, 2012   1 Comment