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2017 Week Two: Food Access & The Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH – WEEK 2 This week I learned canoes are terrifying to the average Baltimorean kid. Every program throughout the week began with assuring the kids that their life vests would, in fact, keep them alive, that their…
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2017 Week One: Food Access & The Environment

LUCAS DUFFY | BY PEACEFUL MEANS I have yet to completely dive into my internship. Things haven’t gone exactly as planned, since my supervisor has been tied up with other responsibilities and I have only worked remotely. On the bright side, I got one extra week of vacation! Even though…
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2016 Week Six: Food Access & The Environment

HANNAH FARKAS – BALTIMORE GREENSPACE Although the heat was sweltering this past week, I still enjoyed my time spent in the maze of plant beds and fruit trees that is Duncan Street Miracle Garden. I have been working here once a week since the start of my internship, under the guidance…
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2016 Week Three: Food Access & the Environment

HANNAH FARKAS – BALTIMORE GREEN SPACE This week, my supervisor and I joked about how sometimes we actually enjoy doing tasks such as talking to the city government about reducing a stormwater remediation fee, something that involves being put on hold for what feels like an eternity, because when you complete…
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2016 Week Two: Food Access & the Environment

WILLAH PEERS – BY PEACEFUL MEANS Birds sing over the steely waters in Virginia. The seven of us staff each stand with our hands on our hips and our chest puffed, eyes cast down in thought. Wind moves around us but we stay rigid. After two minutes, we shake it out…
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