Giving poor people houses,food,and jobs!

My week was so much ughhhhhhhh so this link round up is fluffy or good news.   Homeless people in Atlanta are growing organic food for shelter residents– The garden is on the rooftop of a shelter and the goal was to make it so residents could eat something green every day. The garden is…

The Farmery

Ben Greene has this idea to bring fresh,locally grown produce to the city, especially where food deserts exist. The Farmery consists of stacked shipping containers and a greenhouse in the middle. The food will be grown and sold right there in one location. In this video, Ben breaks down how it all works [you tube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EktAl72sIQ8]…

The Reasons Poor People Might Not Eat Healthy

I see  a lot of discussions regarding the topic of people living on food stamps/ poor people and “Why can’t they just eat right?” and talks about not letting people buy “junk food” with SNAP.  There are a lot of things your average American who has never lived in poverty don’t consider. People largely seem…