Urban farming and the future of American food

The World

Can First Lady Michelle Obama help America become a cultural haven for healthy food lovers? The first lady announced her fight against childhood obesity at the White House yesterday. Will Allen, urban farmer and CEO of Milwaukee based Growing Power believes that urban farms can help in the effort to create a healthier nation.

Allen says we have to stop talking about the drawbacks of big agro business and start growing food that our grandmothers would recognize.

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