August 11, 2009 – Hour 2

Will Allen is an urban farmer who has garnered national recognition for the work he has done in Milwaukee, WI where his operation Growing Power produces about $500,000 of affordable produce, meat, and fish. Will won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2008 for his work in urban farming. He joins Marc to share his thoughts on the future of urban agriculture and how other cities could begin to produce food.

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