Food In the News

Recent news items about topics related to this year's Reading Together program.

20 Years of Urban Farming

"In 1993, Will Allen purchased the city of Milwaukee’s last remaining farm with the idea of selling his produce. Twenty years later, the farmer from Oak Creek, Wis., celebrated Growing Power’s success as the leader in the “good food revolution.”

With more than 20 farms, 25 acres of year-round production and 300 acres of outdoor production, Growing Power is a model for urban farming and good food communities all over the world." More...

—, Dec. 16, 2013