Greenhouses are being put to great use! The Guilford Urban Farming Initiative is now using one. As Paula Sieber, Executive Director, explains: Our mission is to grow local and urban agriculture, improve community health and wealth while reducing socioeconomic and health disparities, to explore concepts of food sovereignty within an urban setting while promoting food justice, environmental justice and social justice.
You are invited to their “Groundbreaking Ceremony” at St. Philip AME Zion Church, 1330 Ashe St. , Warnersville Community, Greensboro. at 12:00, this Saturday, February 27, 2021.
This is where we are creating a 20,000 sq. ft. urban/community farm and a 20,000 sq ft pollinator garden. Please see — https://volunteergso.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=567961 This local urban farm [with seedlings grown at the County Farm] will provide residents from marginalized communities access to healthy foods, education regarding the nutritional benefits of eating fresh produce and physical and mental health benefits to reduce risks of obesity, coronary heart disease, glycemic control and diabetes.