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Join the Rid-All Green Partnership and Will Allen on July 14!

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Join the Rid-All Green Partnership and Will Allen
to dedicate Cleveland’s Growing Power
Environmental Science Commercial Urban
Ag riculture Training Center
July 14, 2011
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
East 81st Street and Otter Ave., Cleveland

This event, hosted by noted urban farmer Will Allen, will feature an interactive tour
of the center’s greenhouse, hoop houses and more, with stations on:
— Composting and soil delivery
— Crop selection, management and maintenance
— Aquaponics and the center’s connection to Growing Power
— Environmental justice and community outreach
— Plans for the Forgotten Triangle and urban agriculture
— Green in the Ghetto youth and community engagement
— Food distribution and partnerships

RSVP by July 12 at http://ridalldedication.eventbrite.com.

Supporting partners include: Burten, Bell, Carr Development Corporation; JPMorgan Chase Foundation;
Sirna and Sons Produce; Sisters of Charity Health System; and Sodexo.
Rid-All Green Partnership members:
Rid-All Exterminating Corp., Growing Power,
Environmental Health Watch, PolicyBridge,
Neighborhood Leadership Institute, Green in the
Ghetto, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Hear Timothy Tramble on WCPN 90.3 FM

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

On Tuesday, May 27, BBC Executive Director Timothy Tramble was a guest on WCPN 90.3 FM’s The Sound of Ideas. The topic of yesterday’s show wasAre Urban Gardens an Answer to the Foreclosure Question?,” and Tim discussed BBC’s urban tree farm project.

To listen to Tim’s appearance on the show, please click here. To read more about the Cleveland Inner-City Greening Initiative and its urban tree farm component, please click here.