RECENT WINNERS Arif Khan – Depave
Arif Khan became obsessed with depaving after moving into a home in northeast Portland in 2001 which had a back yard that was completely paved over. Attracted to the opportunity for destruction, he looked at this as a wonderful way to transform a dead space designed for car storage into an urban oasis filled with herbs, vegetables, flowers, fruits, and native plants.
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In the U.S., over 23.5 million people live in food deserts, areas where food is neither affordable nor accessible. The Re:Farm program tackles this problem by growing food in the community, by the community, for the community. The Re:Farm program selects and partners with neighborhood men and women, and trains them to become Promotoras – resident leaders that engage families in growing food in household yards. Every garden is different depending on the yard and circumstances of each family, producing incredible harvests – in 2016, all Re:Farm’s backyard gardens produced more than 55,000 pounds of organically grown produce!
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In 2008, Jeremy Bloom founded Wish of a Lifetime as a tribute to his beloved grandmother, Donna Wheeler. Jeremy’s grandparents played a significant role in his life – his grandmother Donna lived with them as he was growing up, and his grandfather Jerry taught him how to ski when he was three years old by
more → LEARN MORE > Broadcasts VIDEOS WEBISODE #1610 Justin Townes Earle / Emily Gimble – “Trouble In Mind”
WEBISODE #1605 Emily Gimble – “Canyon of Gold”
WEBISODE #1604 Justin Townes Earle – “Ain’t Waitin'”
WEBISODE #1603 Justin Townes Earle – “The Saint of Lost Causes”