The Green Corn Project, and Food For Thought in Austin, Texas - Shades of Green May 24 2018

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Green Corn Project David Huebel, Program Coordinator The mission of the Green Corn Project is o educate and assist Central Texans in growing organic food gardens. To help Central Texans have access to nutritious, affordable food grown in ways that conserve natural resources, promote self-reliance, and strengthen communities. The Green Corn Project (GCP) is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization dedicated to helping Central Texans in need grow their own organic vegetables. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, GCP installs organic food gardens for elderly, low-income, and disabled community members as well as for elementary schools, community centers, and shelters in underserved areas of Austin. Food For Thought ATX We also discussed the Food For Thought ATX, a week of volunteer opportunities, educational events, and panel discussion around Austin's Food EcoSystem. Food For Thought ATX is being organized by the Entrepreneur's Foundation, which was founded in 1999 by entrepreneurs, venture capitalists & friends to promote philanthropy & impactful community engagement among Austin’s startup community. Our guest was Caitlyn Conner, the Start-up Champion at the Entrepreneurs Foundation.

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