Posted on February 5, 2010 with 2 Comments
During a productive two day trip to Seattle, Washington; Will Allen bears witness to the declaration of 2010 as the Year of Urban Agriculture by Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle City Council members. This campaign was announced to promote urban agriculture efforts and increase community access to locally grown food. Seattle has 68 urban gardens in 2009, the most number of gardens in the nation run by volunteers of 3800 gardeners on 1900 plots of land.
About 500 people gathered in the auditorium on the first day of the visit hosted by Creatives4Community.