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A Farm Doesn’t Have to be a Distant Rural Place (VIDEO) | Care2 Healthy Living

A Farm Doesn’t Have to be a Distant Rural Place (VIDEO) | Care2 Healthy Living

A farm doesn’t have to be a “distant rural place with an older white guy wearing a straw hat.” In this Nourish video, eco-chef, food justice activist and cookbook author Byrant Terry discusses the rise of urban farming and its importance in building healthy communities, engaging young people, and bringing fresh homegrown food to cities. In this related Nourish interview, Ian Marvy , founder of the nonprofit organization Added Value, shares the many rewards that farming brings to urban communities. To name a few, urban farms enable city dwellers to eat better food, develop new skills, and serve residents in need. What challenges for urban communities face in accessing fresh food? Ian Marvy: There are some unique environmental challenges in food deserts. In low-income communities and communities far from transportation, grocery stores are often not sited. In communities like...

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