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Project Title: The Food Project Inc.

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Grant ID Number:HC - 97175101-1
EPA Region:EPA R1AAShip:R01 - Region 1
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: The Food Project Inc.
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:MACong District:09
Competition Status:
Award Date:09/12/2008Cum Award:$35,000
Project Start:10/01/2007Project End:09/30/2009
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The Food Project Inc.
The Food Project's "Cultivating Partnerships for Healthy Urban Soils and Communities" project will educate inner-city residents on the techniques of safe, chemical-free urban agriculture in Dorchester, Massachusetts. This will be accomplished through weekly workshops and one-on-one consulting on safe-gardening techniques. They will also maintain their high-production farmland in the Dudley Street neighborhood and the new Urban Learning Farm in Roxbury, Massachusetts to provide experimental learning opportunities for at least 150 elementary school children and an additional 60 older youth.

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Project Officer Sandra Brownell 617-918-1797
Grant Specialist Brian Tocci 617-918-1979

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