Urban Food Sovereignty Group | College of Arts & Sciences | University of South Florida

A new Hillsborough County program aims to connect the community through locally grown food

We meet the leader behind Homegrown Hillsborough and local organization heads that say this program is a necessary step for the county. A new food system program in Hillsborough County aims to educate residents and also connect local organizations already growing and distributing food. There are similar collaborations like this happening across the country.

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colorful garden beds on 22nd Street

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