By Peaceful Means

2016 Week Five: Food Access & the Environment

WILLAH PEERS – BY PEACEFUL MEANS The first session of camp ended in a whirlwind. Schedules were tight and some taught tempers were breaking. On the last morning, we made the only hot breakfast- breakfast tacos- for the campers. They always complained about the city food. They had every right. That…
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2016 Week Four: Food Access & the Environment

ANNA LINDSAY- BALTIMORE ORCHARD PROJECT “Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act…. KID, YOU’LL MOVE MOUNTAINS!” These whimsical words of wisdom of the great Dr. Seuss basically sum up my week. Every day whether I am working in the office or outside, I’m reminded…
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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 One: Food Access & the Environment

ANNA LINDSAY – BALTIMORE ORCHARD PROJECT A gorgeous Baltimore summer day, hands stained purple, arms becoming heavy as we tried to hold out the cloth tarp to catch every last mulberry, and… “oh, wait is that the harvesting pole still in the tree?” Of course I would be the one to…
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