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Five Tips for Addressing Food and Hunger

1. Brainstorm with individuals, community organizations, local businesses and agencies on how your land trust might be able to help. Share examples of what other…

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17-plot community garden

Community Gardens for the Foodbank

Established a 17-plot community garden at the land trust’s office. Two elevated garden beds are designated for people with special needs or mobility challenges. Organizations…

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refugees in garden
Chris Fowler

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF)

The Conservancy was given the 269-acre J. Logan and Elinor Moore Irvin Nature Preserve as a bequest in 2007 with the provision that it not…

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Greenhouse
Ian Christmann

Growing Entrepreneurs Program teaches farming and job skills

Community gardening provides neighbors with exercise, stress relief, a sense of well-being and opportunities for family time and learning new skills. The New Haven Land…

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healthy food for low-income, urban and immigrant Providence residents

Healthy food for low-income, urban and immigrant residents

Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) was founded in 1981 to increase the availability of healthy food for low-income, urban and immigrant Providence residents. It has…

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Owns 35 gardens and leases two others

Urban garden movement

Works in 20 diverse neighborhoods within two New York City boroughs Owns 35 gardens and leases two others BQLT provides gardens with management support, garden…

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GreenSpace

Urban Gardens–Growing Community and Food

The urban garden movement is steadily growing, with land trusts all across the country working with their communities to create places for gathering, growing and…

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farmers' market
Jacqueline Chirakian

Gardening Apprenticeship Program

This program equips student leaders and community members to facilitate a biweekly, farmers’ market-style, Free Food Distribution at the Fremont Wellness Center and Community Garden….

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local farmers

Advocates for land security for immigrant and beginning farmers

The Making Allies for Healthier Communities partnership promotes healthy communities by conserving quality farmland for local farmers to grow and sell fresh food to all…

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greenhouse
Chris Link

The Incubator Farm

The Farmer Incubator Program is a critical part of Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy’s Farmland Access Service, which provides access to land, infrastructure (greenhouses, washing and…

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