Portland Commits to 100% Renewables, Joins 25 Other Cities
Original story at EcoWatch• 10 mentions • 5 months ago
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Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to when she left Jamaica for Manhattan in 1989. She got her undergraduate degree in business from the City University of New York's Baruch College and spent the next 20 years in marketing. Then, when the 2008 financial crisis hit, Durrant decided to leave her job and try something new: volunteering at a community garden in her Brooklyn neighborhood. It wasn't exactly uncharted terrain for this farmer's daughter. Growing up in ...