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YES MAGAZINE: The Season of Our Discontent: Poverty and Hunger in America
Article Date:Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Article by food systems expert Mark Winne that mentions the FPC:
When I want to imagine a different path, I think of Maurice Small, a middle-aged African-American who grew up in’s housing projects. For a while he succumbed to the urban hustler’s life but grew tired of seeing the same vacant lots as an adult that he saw as a kid. He eventually redirected his hustler’s energy to lead the charge for what is now a burgeoning . With assistance from city hall, the Cleveland-Cuyahoga Food Policy Council, the nonprofit City Fresh, Oberlin College, Case Western University, and the Cleveland Clinic, Small has mobilized people and land to produce more than $2 million of food annually.