GFC Community of Opportunity Dona Ana County’s La Semilla Community Farm featured in national publication

The food systems planning activities happening in Dona Ana County, one of the Growing Food Connections Communities of Opportunity, are featured in an article by Take Part.  Titled How One Borderland Farm is Planting the Seeds of Food Justice, the article describes the work of La Semilla Community Farm’s efforts to address acute hunger and poverty along the U.S. – Mexico border. The community farm, mobile market, healthy food financing fund, youth education programming, indigenous land preservation practices, and other activities contribute to La Semilla’s full systems approach. Read the full article for a review of how La Semilla is taking back their food system. Kudos to La Semilla’s efforts!