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Growing Green, Mini-DV, 17 min. (Produced by Squeaky Wheel and Massachusetts Avenue Project)
(2007)
  • Meg Knowles , Buffalo State College
Abstract

Growing Green in Buffalo, NY is the story of 30 teenagers coming together to grow food on an urban farm in 8 vacant lots on Buffalo’s West Side. Growing Green is the Massachusetts Avenue Project’s youth entrepreneurial program which trains and builds garden-based businesses with neighborhood youth and trains them in sustainable urban agriculture and food systems issues. The film profiles follows the progress of the garden and the participating youth over a summer growing season. The video project was conceived by 5 youth participating in the program, who applied for a Channels grant to hire local filmmaker Meg Knowles to help them realize their project idea.

Keywords
  • Community Garden,
  • Urban Garden,
  • Youth Farming,
  • Massachusetts Avenue Project,
  • Growing Green
Publication Date
2007
Citation Information
Meg Knowles. "Growing Green, Mini-DV, 17 min. (Produced by Squeaky Wheel and Massachusetts Avenue Project)" (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/meg_knowles/12/