"Home Gr/own" is a short film about Milwaukee's response to the Bloomberg Challenge. The city of Milwaukee is dealing with the issue's of Foreclosed Homes, Vacant Lots and Neighborhood Food Blight. The solution...Urban Agriculture. Milwaukee is currently one of the leaders in the Urban AG movement with individuals like Will Allen of Growing Power, Larry Adams of Walnut Way, Mayor Tom Barrett and Gretchen Mead of the Victory Garden Incentive. The plan...repurpose foreclosed homes and vacant lots into commercially viable gardens and food hubs that supply homes, communities, restaurants, groceries and cities with local, fresh food.
Produced by Tim McCollow
Directed by Arthur Ircink
Cinematography by Arthur Ircink