Homeless People In Atlanta Plant Organic Garden, Provide Food For Shelter Residents

Posted on Apr 7 2016 - 5:07pm by UOG


A new homeless shelter in Atlanta is opening up positions for farming to it’s residents. They are growing on top of the shelter’s rooftop and raising crops like: “lettuce, collards, kale, chard and carrots”. Their whole idea behind the project was to grow enough to feed all of the residents “something green” daily.

“It is important to share and train residents in green technology that we are involved in because poor and homeless people are being left out of the green development that we see burgeoning in our community,” Anita Beaty, executive director of Metro Atlanta Task Force, told Atlanta Progressive News.

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