What I love about Common Good City Farm is our model
of bringing diverse community members together to foster a love of
and respect for the environment and each other. We’ve been
using food and farming to bring people together for eight years
because we believe that a connected community creates healthier
individuals, neighborhoods, cities, and ultimately a healthier
In a time when many of us feel helpless, discouraged, and uncertain
about what the future holds, I assure you that Common Good City
Farm is going to double down on our efforts to create a healthy,
well-nourished, and vibrant community through urban farming.
As the Executive Director of a non-profit organization, I’m
concerned about the impact that possible cuts in government
spending and changes to tax laws will have on us. But I know
that our neighbors need us now more than ever. This is
the time to come together, look out for each other, and be the type
of community that we would like to see all over the country.
We are committed to doing our part and hope that you will
commit to doing yours. Whether that’s through supporting our work, through
supporting other organizations whose work aligns with your beliefs
(see below), or through simply being kind to a neighbor. What
I’ve learned over the last week is that we can’t take anything for
granted, we have to stand up for our beliefs and put our money (or
our actions) where our mouth is.
Here’s to stronger communities,