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On A Plate – A short story about privilege

“This comic seems to be aimed at making people aware of the opportunities that they enjoy, which others do not. I view it as a reminder that those of us who have gotten somewhere in our lives did not do so through the proverbial pulling up of our own bootstraps, but on the shoulders of […]

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The International Garden

The International Garden Visible along the main street and on asphalt in the Ford School yard, the garden is one of the few visible changes in a neighborhood that has seen hundreds of families displaced from foreclosures, four domestic murders, a problem with drugs and gangs, and high unemployment. On the positive side, immigrants from […]

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Urban Farming in the Highlands of Lynn

Urban Farming in the Highlands of Lynn            When most people think of a farm they imagine a rural, barely populated side of the country that only farmers tend to. This stereotype couldn’t be any further from the truth. At the Ford School garden, we intend to get the entire community […]

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