Posts made in March, 2013

Community Impact Awards 2013: Farm Refresh

Posted on Mar 7, 2013

Community Impact Awards 2013: Farm Refresh

Rid-All Green Partnership has turned a dumping ground into a model of urban agriculture. By John Hitch Carl Sanford’s first sight of Rid-All Green Partnership’s urban agriculture compound shocked him. The 42-year-old graphic designer and urban farmer knew Cleveland’s Kinsman neighborhood well, but he hadn’t seen how Rid-All had transformed an illegal dumping ground into an efficient operation that farms vegetables, fertilizer and fish. Sanford is passionate about fighting the obesity epidemic in lower-income urban neighborhoods and addressing the shortage of healthy food there. “It tears a...

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