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2017 Week Five: Food Access & the Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH My favorite group returned for another canoeing program this week. The last time they came they managed to grasp paddling really quickly and were all very supportive and positive with each other so we got to do…
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2017 Week Four: Food Access & the Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH For someone working outdoors all summer, I ended up spending very little time outside this week. After my weekend I worked from home, doing some design work and making a draft of a logo for Batlimore Outdoor…
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2017 Week Three: Food Access & The Environment

CODY FALTA | URBAN RESOURCES INITIATIVE (URI) / BALTIMORE OUTDOOR REC, MIDDLE BRANCH This week I started doing some design work for Rec and Parks. I made a map of the Middle Branch area with little icons of sights that can be seen from the water when we’re out canoeing….
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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 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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