Press Coverage


Michelle ObamaPost Carbon Fellow Erika Allen was interviewed as Michelle Obama paid Growing Power a visit during a trip to Chicago.

From the abc 7 news article:

The first lady also visited Bridgeport's Iron Street Farm, part of Growing Power, an organization that grows produce for city residents and promotes urban farming. The first lady even pulled a worm from the urban farm's compost.

"It is amazing she is interested in seeing what we are doing and coming here to just recognize the urban agriculture and how important this is in our country," said Erika Allen, Growing Power.

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Further coverage in the Chicago Sun-Times - Article 1, Article 2