After years of meeting and planning, Philly’s citywide Urban Agriculture Plan is finally here
By Nate File, Updated November 30, 2022, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Kiasha Huling’s introduction to planting and growing came when she was just a girl, snapping peas and picking okra on visits to her grandparents’ farm in rural North Carolina. She said her grandfather’s work on those 40 acres of land created opportunities for her mother and her mother’s siblings, which she now benefits from, too.
It’s what put in place … generational financial stability. And there’s opportunities [here] for that. There’s a lot of opportunities for that here in Philadelphia.”