Group: Green and Growing Initiative

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Potential Goals and Outcomes

Through the vehicle of urban farming, the Green and Growing Initiative will provide youth and their community with:

  1. Opportunities for meaningful and effective civic involvement by juvenile offenders programs
  2. Community building skills to reinforce crime prevention
  3. Financial and economic literacy training
  4. Microenterprise and job development training 
  5. Nutrition and wellness education
  6. Access fo healthy food

Recent Posts

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Hannah Whitehead
Jul 31, 1:21pm
Save the date! Join OSU's Agroecosystem Management Program and Organic Valley on September 24th for an oilseed pressing workshop at Mellinger Farm, including a demonstration of Organic Valley's mobile seed press. We will cold-press...
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Casey W. Hoy
Oct 17, 10:20pm
  Eligible applicants:  NGO's with a track record of food system work, collaboration with academic, private, and public organizations is encouraged Projects Promoting Self-Sufficiency and Food Security in Low-Income Communities - The...
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Laurie Scoblionko
Mar 5, 5:26pm
Are you an experienced SPIN-type  or Urban Farmer?  If you are interested in consulting (or partnering) pls contact me asap 614.296.5405.  The Greener Gardener is a launching micor business w/enrolled customers, and my own 5+ acres in...
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Kwodwo Ababio
Feb 16, 3:24pm
Recently in the Columbus Dispatch Senators Chris Widener, Cliff Hite and Peggy Lehners join forces to endorsed opening a school called "Global Impact STEM Academies" in Springfield, OH.  see attached link  http://...
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Stiletto Gardener
May 18, 9:57am
Meet  - - Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power Columbus, OH July 15 - 17, 2011 Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/174498 3  Day Workshop The goal of this workshop is to enable more Urban and Backyard Farmers and to grow...

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