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Urban Food: A Solution to Hunger?

Food pantries that rely on donations often face problems providing healthy food to low-resource populations. One partial solution for people who depend on food pantries in Gainesville is foraging and gardening to obtain fruits and vegetables.

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Southwest Fifth Avenue Project Makes Porters Community Proud

Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency's Southwest Fifth Avenue project built new sidewalks in the community of Porters in downtown Gainesville. The CRA received the Out-of-the-Box Award from the Florida Redevelopment Association on Oct. 22 for addressing issues in the Porters neighborhood. These redevelopments have given community members a new sense of pride for their neighborhood.

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