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Today’s Solutions: June 23, 2024

Urban Organics

Urban Organics

An abandoned brewery in a ‘food desert’ in Saint Paul, Minnesota has started its second life as an agricultural business and fish farm. The company, Urban Organics, works with aquaponics– a growing technique that creates a symbiotic relationship between fish and plants where crops are Read More...

Oasis in a food desert

Oasis in a food desert

In the food desert of Chicago’s South Side, a half hour drive is often necessary if you want to avoid shopping at a fast food restaurant or gas station. Yet change is around the corner. Between the sprawl and the empty lots, a little food utopia is unfolding. An old meat-packing building from the Read More...