The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities, Will Allen
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The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities

Author: Will Allen, Charles Wilson

Narrator: Mirron Willis, Eric Schlosser

Unabridged: 8 hr 17 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 11/27/2018

Genre: Social Science - Agriculture & Food

Synopsis

A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur "Genius Award" winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed—and heal—broken communities. The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Procter & Gamble, Allen cashed in his retirement fund for a two-acre plot a half mile away from Milwaukee's largest public housing project. The area was a food desert with only convenience stores and fast-food restaurants to serve the needs of local residents. In the face of financial challenges and daunting odds, Allen built the country's preeminent urban farm—a food and educational center that now produces enough vegetables and fish year-round to feed thousands of people. Employing young people from the neighboring housing project and community, Growing Power has sought to prove that local food systems can help troubled youths, dismantle racism, create jobs, bring urban and rural communities closer together, and improve public health. Today, Allen's organization helps develop community food systems across the country. An eco-classic in the making, The Good Food Revolution is the story of Will's personal journey, the lives he has touched, and a grassroots movement that is changing the way our nation eats.

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