Following Leaders 5/14

This week, we were working on innovative gardening techniques for clients.  Additionally, we continued identifying farmers markets that accept Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. Ultimately, we’ll have an extensive directory to include with our mapping project. And, our work always includes keeping abreast of housing and homeless policy.  The friends we follow today have all helped us achieve these goals this week (and provided a happy reminder of why we garden).

See you next week.

willamettenhs – for links to a report summarizing a national survey on state modernizaton efforts regarding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

UrbanFarmMag – for the crop profiles we found on their website that helped us help our clients

TheAgUrbanite – for reviewing a guerilla gardening project for children and adults who live in the inner city (and giving us ideas about how to get our clients involved in something similar).

Naehomelessness – for calls to appropriate $165 million to Runaway Homeless Youth Act and keeping on top of McKinney-Vento funding

LAFarmGirl – for great pictures of first sugar snap peas of the season!

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