Will Allen's Growing Power
operates urban farms. His first Milwaukee farm is three urban acres where he grows enough food to feed 10,000 people. An interview
by the Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper in support of his new book. Previously
Will Allen, the founder of Growing Power,
an urban farm in Milwaukee, has won a MacArthur Genius grant.
Growing Power uses aquaculture, vermiculture, and sustainable agriculture
to raise food in an urban environment. Chefs of the region have taken notice
, but that's not Growing Power's main purpose. Congratulations to only the second farmer to win a Genius Grant. [more inside]