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USC students draw plans for a farm stand for surplus produce

A plan for a mobile farm stand that brings surplus produce from a community garden to residents of the Ramona Gardens public housing development is in the works, with the help of some local college students. The Spanish language students, part of a class titled, “Food, Health and the Environment in Latino Los Angeles, Mexico and Beyond,” presented a business plan, marketing ideas and design sketches for the program. “[We looked for] something that is sustainable and can reach folks that are not necessarily across the street from us.” Read more on Boyle Heights Beat.

Irene Pena speaks before USC class and garden volunteers at Proyeto Jardin. Photo by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

Irene Pena speaks before USC class and garden volunteers at Proyeto Jardin. Photo by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

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This entry was posted on February 21, 2016 by in Boyle Heights Beat, Print and tagged , .

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