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Support Urban Farming WITH Will Allen!

Posted Sep 14 2009 9:54am

I posted about Will Allen and his non-profit, Growing Power, last week.Awesome guy. Awesome organization. And wouldn’t ya know, Allen will be in Minneapolis next week to spread his message!

The event is open to the community. Here are the details:   


“This is not just a movement.  It’s well beyond that.  It’s a good foods revolution,”

Will Allen, Growing Power, Inc. Executive Director.


EVENT: Will Allen of Growing Power, Inc. Reception & Fundraiser

WHERE:  Little Earth of United Tribes Neighborhood Early Learning Center (NELC Building) at 2438–18th Avenue South in Minneapolis

WHEN: Wednesday, August 19 / 6-8pm


The public is invited to a reception with Will Allen (Founder & Executive Director of Growing Power, Inc in Milwaukee) at Little Earth of United Tribes on Wednesday, August 19, 2009.  Join Will Allen, the Little Earth of United Tribes community and the Women’s Environmental Institute for a reception to kick off the Urban Farm Project at Little Earth.  The event will include a food justice presentation from Will Allen, plus a tour of the project.   


Food provided by Jenny Breen of Good Life Catering, Tracy Singleton of Birchwood Cafe’, and Michelle Gayer of Salty Tart, in collaboration with Little Earth cooks.  Special thanks to Coastal Seafoods and Native Harvest.


Invited guests include: Kevin Leecy, Tribal Chair of Bois Forte Band of Chippewa & Chair of Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and other Tribal Leaders; Megan O’Hara of Homegrown Minneapolis; Ninth Ward City Council Member Gary Schiff & Sixth Ward Council Member Robert Lilligren.


The ticket price for this event is $50.00. For details & to reserve a ticket click on Will Allen Little Earth Reception on the upper left hand side of the home page.


Click here to get your tix from the Women’s Environmental Institute website.

Posted on August 13th, 2009 under Events in Minnesota • RSS 2.0 feed • Leave a response, or trackback

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