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Cultivate, educate, and serve the community; these are the main goals of urban agriculture. Whether you have a green roof, are just growing in a small space, or are part of a co-op, urban food...

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2014 was a period of growth personally and professionally. There were all-nighters, new adventures, platform launches, unexpected lessons, shifts in direction, and our favorite – developing lasting relationships. We learned many lessons from 2014 and what...

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When it was time for me to choose a career, the main factors which affected my decision were the job market and the prospects of promising occupations in the future. I obtained a BA in...

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My name is Annie Weaver and I’m honored to be a new contributor at PowerHouse Growers! Since I’ve started my internship here, I’ve really begun to reflect on the choices and experiences I’ve encountered in...

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Sometimes I feel like my life has been that of a story book. I have traveled near and far – up mountains and down rivers. It might have been Rachel Carson that set the love...

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A carbon footprint can be described as the total amount of greenhouse gases that are produced to support human activities. When measuring a carbon footprint for an individual or community, it’s usually expressed as the number...

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In honor of today’s holiday, Thanksgiving, I’d like to share how I believe I’m lucky enough to have won the lottery of humanity. I was truly blessed to be born in a small harbor-front town on Vancouver...

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Six months ago my girlfriend, Jody and I were in a tight spot. We’d been leasing a farm and doing well for our first season, raising animals and growing what we could by learning along...

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I’ve never been one to talk at length about myself. To me, a firm handshake and a brief introduction speaks more of an individual than a manicured Curriculum-Vitae and doting on one’s own accomplishments. Moving...

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My name is Katelyn Ivers, and I’ve always been told that I “march to the beat of a different drum.” Ever since I was a child, I’ve had differing priorities, feelings, and goals than my...

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