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MacArthur Award goes to Urban Farming Guru

Congratulations to Milwaukee’s Will Allen for his 2008 MacArthur "Genius" Award! And here’s the NYTimes story about it.

Posted by on October 4, 2008 at 11:55 am, in the category Eat This.
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3 responses to “MacArthur Award goes to Urban Farming Guru”

  1. Growing Power has to be one of the truly most deserving recipients of these grants. Last month I posted a poem from one of the folks at Growing Power that he’d sent me in the spring. I waited all summer for the perfect tomato moment since that was the topic. Here’s the link for anyone who likes tomatoes and poetry:
    http://eachlittleworld.typepad.com/each_little_world/2008/09/sweet-red-tomat.html

  2. Barry Prince says:

    I found him articulate and persuasive. I was particularly amazed at his trust that walls and fences are not necessary. He just expects (as he should) everyone will be honest. I find very few people in any setting behaving with that faith in the basica goodness of humanity.

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