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A Real Food Hero (video)

As a longtime Food Activist and leader, Karen Washington has paved the way for farmer’s markets and urban gardens in the South Bronx, one of the poorest and most obese counties in the nation. She is an inspirational grandma who is changing the system. This video will make you smile!

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7:16AM PDT on Aug 7, 2012

Thanks for the article.

4:58PM PDT on Jul 29, 2012

Parent Earth.com....GREAT resource!!! Love the video...Wonderful inspiring woman !!

9:01AM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

thanks

5:22PM PDT on May 7, 2012

Thanks for the post.

5:53AM PDT on Apr 25, 2012

Thanks for the article.

5:45AM PST on Dec 6, 2011

Thanks.

3:14PM PST on Nov 24, 2011

This wonderful. She has done a wonderful thing for her community. It is no longer a food desert, as there is now healthy, nutritious, life giving food being sold there. Keep it up Karen!

10:44AM PST on Nov 21, 2011

Kudos, Karen!! Your REALLY are a great inspiration to everyone!!!

10:38AM PST on Nov 21, 2011

Kudos, Karen!! You are a real inspiration and a great example for all of us to follow!

5:04AM PST on Nov 21, 2011

Oh I love this woman and her determination. Bless her and I hope everyone in her area supports her efforts. This can ve done all over the country both in the USA & CANADA.

Did I say I loved her smile?


If anyone eats at McDonalds or other fast food joints then you are supporting the 1%.

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