There’s now a blooming garden at every school site in the Lawrence school district, and students are learning how to grow food inside and outside of classroom settings.
The government’s traditional approach to hunger has funded merely the consumption — not the production — of food. Pantaleon Florez III, a local farmer and food justice activist, is planting the seeds for a new approach.
Lawrence’s Indigenous Community Center has reserved an acre of farmland, where board members and a crew of volunteers will plant perennial crops including berries, vegetables, roots, edible flowers and herbal medicines.
The Indigenous Community Center (ICC), a local nonprofit focused on healing and connection for our Native community, is hosting an Indigenous Day Art Show this Saturday alongside educational opportunities to promote intercultural understanding.
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