Posts made in February, 2013

Food is an Economic Engine

Posted on Feb 20, 2013

Food is an Economic Engine

Ideastream’s David C. Barnett highlights a city neighborhood that’s undergoing a transformation, thanks, in part, to food For years, this community along Kinsman Avenue on Cleveland’s east side has been known as “the Forgotten Triangle” — city streets populated by abandoned storefronts, ramshackle houses, and open lots, filled with weeds and a history of illegal dumping. RANDELL MCSHEPARD: We’re talking, not only refrigerators and burnt-out cars, and those kinds of things, but also dead bodies. Randell McShepard and two childhood friends are working to paint a different...

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News: Race, Food & Justice Conference

Posted on Feb 8, 2013

News: Race, Food & Justice Conference

Analyzing the Urban Food Movement through a Social Justice Lens This event is a collaboration between Environmental Health Watch, Growing Power, Rid-All Green Partnership and Case Western Reserve University’s Social Justice Institute. The two – day conference will be held at Case Western Reserve University, April 25th-26th, 2013.   On Thursday, April 25th, a screening of “Soul Food Junkies,” at CWRU’s Stroasacker Auditorium from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. In Soul Food Junkies, Byron Hurt sets out on a historical and culinary journey to learn more about the soul food...

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News: Call & Post Story on Rid-All Farm

Posted on Feb 6, 2013

News: Call & Post Story on Rid-All Farm

By RHONDA CROWDER Staff Reporter Two years ago, on Feb. 1, the dream of producing fresh vegetables, farm-raised Tilapia and jobs for inner-city residents came to life for three childhood friends – Randell McShepard, Keymah Durden and Damien Forshe – as they launched The Rid-All Green Partnership with a mission to transform the city. Since that day, the Rid-All Green Partnership has emerged as trailblazing pioneers in Cleveland’s green/sustainability movement. The Rid-All Green Partnership, the first of its kind in Ohio, encompasses a number of initiatives, mainly the Rid-All urban farm...

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Our Community Shares

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

Our Community Shares

Join our Community Supported Agriculture Program for fresh in season vegetables, fruits and fish, as well as training and compost. We offer different levels of sponsorship, including monthly and yearly. Feel free to contact us at keymah777@aol.com if you have any questions. Thank you for all your support!!!     Click Below for Special Groupon Discounts:   https://www.groupon.com/deals/ridall-corporation   Our sponsorship levels: Monthly: Silver – $50 – This program includes weekly access to fresh seasonal produce, and sprouts for the course of the membership...

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