01 Mar '12, 4pm

Growing Fruit Trees as Community Activism: the Boston Tree Party

Just over a year ago, I came across a new urban agriculture effort, the Boston Tree Party . In the post I wrote for SUNfiltered , I noted that founder Lisa Gross and colleagues saw their efforts as much broader than simply planting apple trees: they saw their efforts as broad-based community activism aimed not only at environmental restoration and local food production, but even economic empowerment.

Full article: http://blog.sustainablog.org/2012/03/growing-fruit-trees-...

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