Growing Power Inc

Rating: 4.67 stars   3 reviews

Issues: Environment

Location: 5500 W Silver Spring Dr Milwaukee WI 53218 USA

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EIN 39-1876495
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Rating: 5 stars  

Growing Power is a leader in urban sustainable agriculture and is building the capacity of low-income and under resourced communities to access healthy, local, and affordable food as well as overall community-based food systems development, green job creation, urban neighborhood beautification, sustainable development/renewable energy technologies, localized food production, youth leadership & development, advocate and supporter of community-wide partnerships to impact systemic change, and grass-roots organizing around food & environmental policy. Excellent model for any community seeking to impact food security, environmental degradation, poor health outcomes, and overall improving the quality of life, vibrancy, and environmental health of a community.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Will Allen was awarded a MacArthur Genius Award for his work. Growing Power owns urban garden properties in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Detroit, has 15 training centers around the U.S., and has helped create similar gardens in Africa and Russia. A leader in the effort to get fresh food to underserved "food deserts" in urban areas.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing presentation and discussing with friends who are involved with urban gardens in Newark, NJ.

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