Gary conference plants a seed about future of sustainable farming in urban setting

Aside from planting techniques, such as 21st Century Charter School at Gary teacher and farmer Damon Bazziel teaching the more than 75 attendees the art of hydroponic growing, there were breakout sessions on mental health and farming as well as farming success stories, like Faith Farms, run by Progressive Community Church in Gary. Its pastor, Curtis Whittaker, told the crowd he knew nothing about growing food, but God told him to do it, anyway.

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