Press Release

Urban Farming Education announces the launch of the Likuni Project in Malawi

Urban Farming Education (UFE) announces the launch of the Likuni Project in Malawi. As with many Sub-Saharan Africa countries, inadequate nutrition is a problem in Malawi. UFE will be working with Likuni Boys Secondary School and Likuni Girls Secondary School to implement effective, sustainable crop growing systems. The systems will enhance nutrition and education in the region.

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Urban Farming Education Founder, Mike McMahon Presents Refrigerated Trucks in Efforts to Continue Food Distribution to the Most Vulnerable Communities

November 4, 2020- Phoenix, AZ - Known for building sustainable gardens and programs in struggling communities throughout Maricopa County, is upping their efforts to continue helping those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Refrigerated trucks were purchased to safely transport and re-distribute perishable donations to food insecure communities throughout Phoenix. 

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Fresh Food Collaboration and Laveen School District Partner to Distribute 24,600 lbs. of USDA Fresh Produce to Families in Need

September 13, 2020 - Phoenix, AZ - As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, food insecurity will continue to rise and affect Maricopa County's most vulnerable residents. Fresh Food Collaboration is working in cooperation with the Laveen School District and St. Mary's Food Bank to identify and serve those in need.

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Urban Farming Education Partners on National Science Foundation Grant

September 2, 2020 - Phoenix, AZ - Urban Farming Education will be partnering in the following National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, “Comunidad de Ciencia: Building Latina STEM Interest through Community Cultural Wealth and Familial Problem-Based Learning” seeking to increase 5th and 6th grade Latina interest in science.

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