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Alemany Farm – A Place Open to Everyone

Touch the Soil News #1215 (Feature photo – Volunteers at Alemany Farm – courtesy of Alemany Farm) In our competitive culture, it is standard to organize most everything around our system of finance. Essentially, it divides culture into thousands of special interests. Alemany Farm, the largest urban farm in San Francisco breaks out of that mold. The farm is a place for everyone to come to, learn, work, share in the produce and be part of generous giving program. Given the opportunity, how widespread would this model of industry and helpfulness spread? http://www.alemanyfarm.org/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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Edible Garden City

Touch the Soil News #1184 (Feature photo – Singapore Urban Garden – courtesy of Edible Garden City) With most of the world’s peoples living in cities, the farmer of tomorrow is wise to follow what is going on with urban agriculture. This is why what is going on in Singapore, for example, has some application to every major metropolitan area in the U.S. Making news recently is Bjorn Low from Singapore. The city-state of Singapore, home to 5.6 million people, recently picked Bjorn Low as the Singaporean of the Year. Bjorn Low is an urban farmer that has beat the odds and made a difference in the lives of others…

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Football Field Turned into Urban Farm???

Touch the Soil News #916 (Feature photo – Michael Sorrell at the Farm (formerly a football field – photo courtesy of Paul Quinn College) Few of us have heard of Paul Quinn College. And few of us have heard of EdSurge news – a news company that focuses on the use of technology in education – including food growing technology. Recently EdSurge did a story on Michael Sorrell – President of Paul Quinn College. When Sorrell took over as head of the college in 2017, it’s football venue was broken, as was the colleges finances. As a result of the situation, Sorrell decided to cut the football program from the…

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