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Milwaukee Urban Farm Movement Grows

Milwaukee Urban Farm Movement Grows
Milwaukee Urban Farm Movement Grows, Courtesy of Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture
Courtesy of Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture

After the foreclosure crisis, hundreds of cities despaired at the downturn - but in Milwaukee, the HomeGr/own Initiative saw opportunity. The organization converts empty lots into urban farms, calling upon citizens to assist in this growing local food movement. But while other cities have tried similar projects (and failed), Fast.Co reports that the HomeGr/own Initiative seems suited to last. Learn why here

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Katherine Allen
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Cite: Katherine Allen. "Milwaukee Urban Farm Movement Grows" 02 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/443632/milwaukee-urban-farm-movement-grows/> ISSN 0719-8884