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Student Plans to Transform Urban Farming

Alexander Rudnicki is earning a master’s in Environmental Science and Policy in order to shape the future of the burgeoning urban agriculture industry.

by |October 6, 2017

Building “Bloom & Bud,” An Educational Garden in Kisumu, Kenya

The following is a guest blog, authored by Meagan HoChing, a Harvard University student and volunteer with the Millennium Cities Initiative.

I have recently had the absolute pleasure of spending two weeks in beautiful Kisumu, Kenya. I am working with two other students to perfect what we would like to call “Bloom and Bud,” which involves urban farming with 100% recyclable materials, in an effort to provide food sustainability for those with minimal to no land or food security.

by |July 3, 2012