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Baltimore's Real Food Farm hosts first-ever service project at Natural Products Expo East

Volunteers visited Baltimore's largest urban garden, which provides education and farmers markets to improve food access around the neighborhood.

Deanna Pogorelc, Senior content producer

September 20, 2017

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Before taking to the show floor, a small group of exhibitors and attendees at Natural Products Expo East braved the rain in Baltimore on Wednesday, Sept. 13, to lend a hand on the city's largest urban farm that aims to improve neighborhood access to fresh, healthy food.

At Real Food Farm, education coordinator Aliza Sollins led the group through a tour of the 6 acre property and explained how its production staff and AmeriCorps service members use organic and sustainable farming practices to grow fresh produce for the community. In the following slides, see how Real Food Farm is working to make healthy food accessible and affordable for all, and how Expo East volunteers did their small part.


The service project at Expo East was sponsored by Esca Bona platform sponsors 301 Inc. and Good Catch Foods. Learn more about Esca Bona, which will take place Oct. 16-18 in Austin, here. Participation is limited to 300. 

About the Author(s)

Deanna Pogorelc

Senior content producer, New Hope Network

Deanna oversees day-to-day production of digital content, newsletters and social media for She especially enjoys writing about packaging and mission-driven brands. Prior to joining New Hope Network, Deanna reported on healthcare innovation for MedCity News. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ball State University.

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