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Where Healthy Food Is Scarce, A Dream Of A Flourishing Fruit Tree In Every Yard

When Enio Ximenes arrived from California four years ago with his girlfriend Jacquelyn Cafasso, the couple began volunteering at the nonprofit Edible Plant Project.  The nonprofit, he said, “stood out because they were doing education, and they were trying to get people to plant edible plants in their yards.”  “I …

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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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