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Tanimura & Antle and Green City Growers Announce New Partnership & Acquisition

Furthering their joint commitment to providing communities with education and engagement with healthy, fresh produce
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SALINAS, Calif., March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Employee owned grower-shipper, Tanimura & Antle and Boston, Massachusetts based, Green City Growers announced today Tanimura & Antle’s investment as the majority shareholder and new partner of Green City Growers.  The merger of the two companies is based on a common commitment and passion to provide communities, organizations and individuals with a hands-on educational experience to increase awareness, build engagement and provide education about where food comes from.  By providing a path to e

Green City Growers Founder and CEO Jessie Banhazl Named 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellow

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September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Jessie Banhazl, founder and CEO of the Massachusetts-based urban agriculture company Green City Growers (GCG), is one of 13 recipients of the 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellowship. Created in 1953, the fellowship sends mid-career professionals to countries around the world to learn best practices that they can apply to communities and companies in the United States.

Green City Growers Names Christopher Grallert as Company President

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SOMERVILLE, Mass., August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Green City Growers (GCG) has announced the promotion of Christopher Grallert to the position of Company President. According to GCG’s CEO and Founder Jessie Banhazl, “Chris’s extensive background in business management, agricultural systems, fresh produce, and operations, combined with his vision of what future food systems can look like, make him a great fit to lead the company through the next phase of growth.”

Bloomberg employees make a real impact — on Earth Day and every day

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At Bloomberg, sustainability considerations are integrated into everything we do – from the way we operate our business and develop our products to giving back to our communities.

In fact, many of our sustainable projects begin with an employee’s idea. No idea is too small or too big to rally for support. Whether it’s drinking from a re-usable water bottle or installing solar panels, our company is a place where smart sustainable ideas can be put into action.

Fueling Full Lives in North Minneapolis

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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming.

Green Standards Manages Diversion of GM Office Assets; Boosts Crowdfunding Campaign for Urban Farm in Detroit

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  • Green Standards oversees landfill diversion of tens of thousands of GM office assets including in-kind donations to community
  • More than 30 nonprofits have benefited and 1,500 tons have been diverted from landfill to date
  • Company donation of $4,500 boosts crowdfunding effort for Michigan Urban Farming Initiative

National Black Farmers Association Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

Up to $100,000 in scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing agriculture-related studies
Summary: 
  • NBFA Scholarship Program cultivates a new generation of black farmers
  • Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2017 or until 100 applications have been received
  • Scholarships funded by the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of automaker FCA US 
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  • NBFA Scholarship Program cultivates a new generation of black farmers
  • Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2017 or until 100 applications have been received
  • Scholarships funded by the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of automaker FCA US 

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Debuts America's First Agrihood

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The Michigan Urban Farming Initative debuted America’s first sustainable urban agrihood in Detroit’s lower North End.

Located on about three acres in a Detroit neighborhood, the agrihood features a two-acre urban garden, a 200-tree fruit orchard, a children’s sensory garden and more. The gardens produce fresh and free produce to about 2,000 households in the area.

America’s First Sustainable Urban Agrihood Debuts in Detroit

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative to open new community center and café
Press Release

DETROIT, November 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) is debuting America’s first sustainable urban agrihood, an alternative neighborhood growth model in Detroit’s lower North End that positions agriculture as the centerpiece of a mixed-use urban development.

JetBlue and TERRA Reveal the T5 Farm - An Innovative Experiment in Urban Farming and Airport Sustainability

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-- The World’s First Blue Potato Farm at An Airport Sprouts Up at JFK --

-- The T5 Farm Marks a ‘Farm-to-Air’ Collaboration Between JetBlue and TERRA Real Vegetable Chips, with Support from GrowNYC Partners and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey --

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