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568: Mike McMahon on the Fresh Food Collab: Improving access to adequate food for the Working Poor

568: Mike McMahon on the Fresh Food Collab: Improving access to adequate food for the Working Poor

FromThe Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson


568: Mike McMahon on the Fresh Food Collab: Improving access to adequate food for the Working Poor

FromThe Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson

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Length:
43 minutes
Released:
Nov 24, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Improving access to adequate food for the Working Poor. In This Podcast: The rise of COVID-19 sent the world into a panic as we saw grocery store shelves emptied across the nation. All of the sudden there was not enough food, distributors were tossing food, and food banks were constrained. However, Michael McMahon saw the problem and wanted to become a part of the solution. Listen in to learn about how he is supporting food banks, eliminating food waste, and what he is doing to create a local food system for the urban environment. Don’t miss an episode! Click here to sign up for podcast updatesor visit www.urbanfarm.org/podcast Michael graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design, and Arizona State University with a master’s degree in Urban Planning. For 30 years, he has been the owner of AEC a commercial landscape company, specializing in native plant salvage and revegetation. Michael is the founder of the community garden Agave Farms, in Phoenix and a non-profit, Urban Farming Education. His non-profit partnered with other organizations  to initiate the Fresh Food Collab as a response to economic impacts of Covid 19 and fill the growing need of adequate food in the community. Visit www.urbanfarm.org/weareufe for the show notes on this episode, and access to our full podcast library! Michael McMahon on the Fresh Food Collab.
Released:
Nov 24, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode