In the heart of Chicago comes a story of an Urban Community Organic Garden that is feeding people while educating them as well.  The project teaches people where their food comes from, which is a principle we hold to as well.  Learn where your power, your food, your water, your resources come from and you will gain a greater appreciation of why it is important to create more locally-originated resources.  This is an interview with Jeannie Nolan of “The Edible Gardens” at the Lincoln Park Zoo:

Published on Sep 22, 2013

GTC 130921 EGLPZ – An interview with Jeanne Nolan of the Edible Gardens on 09/21/2013.

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Nolan and we are standing here in the edible gardens
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Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo edible garden 5,000 square feet
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organic vegetables growing here this is
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urban farm this is a partnership between
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Green City Market parts Green City Market
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see rising farmers market here and we can park
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they are not so
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Park City Market wants to do educate chicagoans
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about where their food comes hence they find this wonderful program parents
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we have over 25,000 visitors
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can you will and about 4,000 kids become
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with field trips to get their hands dirty
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here in the garden feeding Cross Street is a Green City Market East
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farmers and it’s a real education here
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chicago’s
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assets each free works
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or start farmers
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right here i cud skopje organic garden start in 2005 same here
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started the car here in Lincoln Park Zoo me how
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families schools restaurants
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also lot research
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so the started seriously sue spark
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a very sperling movement in our country
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urban farming incredible inspiring
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examples p grozny city east
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trade claymation ha your all over for many reasons
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of course locally grown organic food is delicious
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health growing in our cities is good for earth
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helps us reduce our carbon its each’s communities
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relating to each other great her
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so many ask what chu
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make the world a better place address so many issues we’re facing child
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the city anti-peace tension issue this
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warming planet
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action that’s families and individuals speak to make a difference
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when you do it like chef benefits are delicious
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and I so how does a company doing it now start companies doing great
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warehouse office lisa stark its
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nights stars we had about 20 worth
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its we have wonderful landscape architecture spots
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have rates feel
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computer those are our goals we’d like to help families and kids
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like here in this issue three days a week too many families
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classes were the first people have the USA won so hard to start a garden I
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don’t know how to do
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ideally 12 to 18 inches well
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and soil we compact so we always create well-defined
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its for keeping your garden water
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just just of those things up really good position
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to enjoy growing here
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to be able to spend your time in the garden doing the most
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for its now there’s this movement is growing nationally
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chicago’s the largest saleable community as we mentioned before the known as the
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world’s greenest restaurant ours is there involved with our mayor’s valves
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you funny story a couple years ago I had any now
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to go meatless the woman regarding in the city
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vegetable garden for their families sec here were tending
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and it’s been very real
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project and really says so much mayor and first lady have Chicago
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you had to take a mid-life chains to get into this business you had overcome a
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lot of doubts
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