Urban Farmer for a Day

I spent most of Saturday volunteering at the Oliver Community Farm, a new two-acre urban farm and orchard intended to serve as a sustainable, healthy resource of fresh produce for residents of the Oliver Community (in East Baltimore), many of whom lack affordable and adequate access to healthy food. The weather was great, the volunteers were friendly and dedicated, and the entire experience was rewarding. The event was hosted by Johns Hopkins Alumni Association and The 6th Branch.

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Still of Morning

I had a rare early morning today. I took a walk to the women and children’s center where I volunteered to help prepare and serve breakfast this morning, and along the way I could see sunrise colors glimmering in the sky. It was quite a refreshing way to start the day. Actually inspired me to get out of bed earlier so I can experience both the sunrise and early morning’s serenity more often.

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