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Growing for the Greater Good

Touch the Soil News #1767 (Feature – GrowGood Farm  Courtesy of Grow Good, Inc,)


How do you bring fresh produce to the largest homeless shelter on the West Coast? The Salvation Army’s Bell Shelter, offers transitional housing for 500 people at a time. Even more stunning, is that their kitchen serves over 6,000 meals a week. With a budget of only $200 per week, Brad Pregerson, decided to do something about it – start a non-profit farm with 12 raised beds on a 1.5 acre plot.

Called GrowGood, and aided with the help of volunteers, the farm now supplies a steady supply of fresh produce to the homeless shelter.  You can read the full story here on the DAILY TITAN, the student voice of California State University:

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