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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Organic Urban Gardens - Caracas Style

Caracas is Building & Eatin' Their Green City

Inspired by Havana, Cuba and its ability to provide a majority of the cities food and produce needs from local city farms and gardens, this new government program has similar aspirations but slightly different motivations.

To Verenzuela, the garden represents a shift in the ways that Venezuelans get their food. "People are waking up," she told the press. "We've been dependent on McDonald's and Wendy's for so long. Now people are learning to eat what we can produce ourselves."

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