Here's a story about how members of the Changemakers community are using fresh produce to revive urban neighborhoods in the United States:
In the Puerto Rican section of downtown Holyoke, Massachusetts, urban blight is giving way to creativity, growth and cultural pride. Community gardens are replacing gang-infested lots. Small farms are sprouting up on the edge of town, bringing fresh produce to inner city markets. Family-run bakeries and restaurants are popping up in growing numbers. Annual festivals and celebrations are drawing new visitors downtown.
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