17 Jan '12, 5pm

Breaking Good? La Semilla Food Ctr is growing food sovereignty in NM desert, reports @TMMcMillan

Breaking Good? La Semilla Food Ctr is growing food sovereignty in NM desert, reports @TMMcMillan

Those who live in the desert borderlands of southern New Mexico face plenty of serious struggles. Water is limited, living wages are scarce, and many live in unincorporated communities called colonias , which often lack basic infrastructure like roads and gas lines. Things are so tough there, in fact, that one might understandably presume that the only food issue on residents’ minds is whether or not they’ll have enough. Not so, argues Rebecca Wiggins-Reinhard, director of the Farm Fresh program for La Semilla Food Center in Las Cruces, the largest city south of Albuquerque. In 2010, Wiggins and two colleagues founded Semilla (“Seed” in Spanish), with plans to start a youth food policy council, a youth farm, and multiple produce stands. After their inaugural year, which included the council’s launch and the gift of 15 acres to start the farm, Wiggins’ work won her an Insti...

Full article: http://grist.org/food/new-agtivist-rebecca-wiggins-reinha...

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hungrygowhere.com 17 Jan '12, 10am

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Great post on #MLK legacy, community gardens & ...

grist.org 16 Jan '12, 7pm

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The Haute Food Co. via @agentcikay #travel #kl #food

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cumidanciki.com 21 Jan '12, 2am

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CNY food.

CNY food.

soshiok.com 18 Jan '12, 2am

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grist.org 18 Jan '12, 1pm

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ladyironchef.com 18 Jan '12, 1am

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Fast Food Advertising vs Reality

Fast Food Advertising vs Reality

treehugger.com 16 Jan '12, 5pm

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homeenergy.org 19 Jan '12, 4pm

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soshiok.com 21 Jan '12, 3pm

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food.insing.com 19 Jan '12, 2am

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