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Kansas City's Urban Farming Guys
Making a Difference!
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Beating a Path For Blighted Downtowns Everywhere
This is the epic story of about 20 families that uprooted from suburbia and made their homes in one of the most blighted neighborhoods in the U.S. Lykins Neighborhood 64127 Inner City Kansas City MO.
The Urban Farming Guys are a band of pioneers that are creating a sustainable community out of a slum. Like mad scientists, they are constantly on the hunt for the most innovative, accessible, low tech and reproducible solutions for a self sustaining community. They're taking on food, housing, energy and education, and creating a new and empowering paradigm.
Among other things, they are trying to grow 2,000 lbs of tilapia in a space the size of your living room!
Not only is this a truly awe-inspiring example of maximizing sustainability principles; The Farming Guys are onto the big picture: they see the connection between a community that is self sustaining and a lowered crime rate, a stronger people. They are educating each other and the young.
These people are beating a path for communities and villages to thrive in any economy. May their tribe increase!