Planned Economic Contractions – Leave People Vulnerable to Hunger

Community farmers in Richmond, California (in the middle of the Bay Area) have seen a six fold increase in demand for their food. Eliminating rights to keep businesses open – as a health protocol – can lead to hunger and loss of health care. When it comes to hunger, at least people can go local.…

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City of Philadelphia – Stepping Up Urban Farming

Touch the Soil News #1284 (Feature photo – Seal of Philadelphia – Public Domain) The Inquirer of Philadelphia reports that the city is looking to get involved in finding land for people to farm. Philadelphia has 28,500 vacant lots within the city and 14,800 properties with vacant or abandoned buildings. Philadelphia with a population of…

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