Will Allen, owner of the Milwaukee, Wis., nonprofit and land trust Growing Power, speaks Tuesday to Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy sixth-graders about his life and career as a farmer. Allen took questions from the group that ranged from how to get started as a farmer to soil quality and worms.
Photo by Doug Strickland .
published Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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Growing Power's urban gardening provided more than 100 jobs in Milwaukee and delivered food for hundreds of people there who did not have access to fruits and vegetables.