Food desert be gone! Bloomberg finalists up for public vote

Remember that Bloomberg challenge in which the city made the final cut and could get millions of bucks for their idea?

Well, Huffpo is asking people to vote on the finalists. Pretty interesting. They’ve loaded all the videos on their site. Here’s Knoxville’s idea for an Urban Food Corridor that would make local food, jobs and compost – though it’s a lot more complex than that. East Knoxville would be the location for the project – with plenty of open lots to grow on, and nearby churches and charities to work with the program. Check out the video:

 

Nifty.

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A reporter in Knoxville, TN. Work (mostly) inside and play (mostly) outside. I'm a part of the X or the Y generation. None of us claim the other.
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