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By Ivanyliz Rodriguez and Anna Gilbert-Muhammad This article is the second part of our feature on the visit by Springfield Youth Agricultural Scientists from NOFA/Mass’s Food Access project to Bami Farms in Johnston, Rhode Island. Read part one here. The stevia plant grows well in well-drained beds [...]
By Ivanyliz Rodriguez and Anna Gilbert-Muhammad Youth Agricultural Scientist Ivanyliz Rodriguez (right) interviews Julius Kolawole (left), Executive Director of The African Alliance On July 16th, 2021, the Youth Agricultural Scientists from Home City Housing visited with Julius Kolawole, Executive Director of The African [...]
By Anna Gilbert-Muhammad, NOFA/Mass Food Access Coordinator NOFA/Mass Food Access Coordinator, Anna Gilbert-Muhammad, plants vegetable starts in the Tapley Court Apartments Community Garden with one of the area youths. Preparations at the community gardens that we [...]
By Anna Gilbert-Muhammad, NOFA/Mass Food Access Coordinator Everyone is looking forward to spring and the fresh air that the season brings. The smell of compost and soil is in the air seems to bring [...]
Healing the Soil ~ Healing the Community ~ Feeding the Community by Anna Gilbert-Muhammad, NOFA/Mass Food Access Coordinator Growing food in urban areas like Boston, Newark or Springfield where soils are depleted and contaminated with lead and/or other heavy metals can be [...]