- Rethinking STEM in Milwaukee Public High Schools - Part 1, June 2012
- Rethinking STEM in Milwaukee Public High Schools - Part 2, June 2012
- Will Allen on The Tavis Smiley Show, June 2012
- Will Allen on Wisconsin Public Radio’s TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE, June 2012
- Will Allen Interview on The Colbert Report, June 2012
- An Interview with Growing Power Founder Will Allen, June 2012
- Will Allen Video on Youtube: Students Inspired by Will Allen, June 2012
- Blacks Obesity: Urban Farming, May 2012
- Will Allen in the Miami Herald: Getting Fresh with Books, May 2012
- Urban Gardens Sprouting Up, April 2012 (see video below)
- Will Allen Nonimated for "The Munchies Awards!" , April 2012
- NY Times Forum: Do We Need More Advice About Eating Well?, April 2012
- Growing Power - "Top 100 Things to Do in Milwaukee," April 2012
- The Will Allen Index: Growing Power to the People , March 2012
- Will Allen Recounts his Farming Roots, March 2012
- Will Allen Awarded at the NEA Foundation's 2012 Gala, Feb 2012
- Will Allen Receives the The Legacy Award, Feb 2012
- Rodale Books to Publish His Royal Highness Prince Charles's Landmark Speech “On the Future of Food,"Feb 2012
- NCAA honors Will Allen with Roosevelt Award, Dec 2011
- Michael Pollan World's Most Powerful Foodies, Nov 2011
- Will Allen is the winner of Social Innovation Prize Award 2011, Nov 2011
- First Lady Michelle Obama visits Growing Power Chicago - Iron Street Farm, Oct 2011
- Will Allen awarded by James Beard Foundation, August 2011
- Natural Awakenings (Milwaukee Edition), June 2011
- The Future of Food, Georgetown University, May 2011 (see video below)
- On Innovation Interview with The Henry Ford Museum
- Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, Dec 2010
- Pop Tech Spark ! 2010
, Nov 2010
- State Department Video -October 2010
- Craig Fahle Show Radio interview (Detriot MP3) ,Oct 28 2010
- "Growing a Greener World with Joe Gardener" Watch the episode, July 2010
- "Tips from Urban Farmer Will Allen" Will Allen featured in Bon Appetit, June 2010
- Will Allen returns to White House to attend State Dinner.
- Will Allen featured in ABC News Diane Sawyer "American Heart", May 2010.
- "Will Allen named Time 100 most influential people in the world" in the Time Magazine May, 2010.
Will isn't out to change the ways of multinational food producers or
foreign governments. But he is spurring people to turn the weedy lot on
the corner into a field of cucumbers and kale, and he's probably inspiring a few
others to turn off the TV and make dinner for the family. Think globally; act
- Debra Landwehr Engle
food, growing minds, growing communities: that’s the agenda of former
basketball player Will Allen, whose organization, Growing Power, teaches
inner-city children about the rewards, the challenges, and the science of
- Michael Penn
Power named as a democracy maker in Democracy's Edge:
interviews with Will and Erika Allen in
Fight, a documentary by Chris Taylor, in association with
Allen Takes Growing Power to New Orleans, Forest City, and
Mound Bayou to Set Up Regional Training Centers,"
Press release featured in NewsGuide.us. November 7,
Waste Power: Composting and Local Food Merge at Urban
Garden," by Rhodes Yepsen in BioCycle. November,
Farmer Sells Affordable Fruits and Veggies, Envisions Skyscraper
Farms," by Courtney Chapman, et. al. for ABC News.
October 4, 2008.
Urban Farmer is Rewarded for his Dream," by Barbara Minor in the New
York Times.com. September 25, 2008.
Farmer Awarded Genius Grant," by Kara Spak in the Chicago Sun
Times. September 23, 2008.
Farmer's Work Honored," by Lee Berquest in the Milwaukee Journal
Sentinel. September 23, 2008.
Farmer Will Allen Receives MacArthur Genius Award," in the African
American Environmentalist Association. September 23, 2008.
Growing Movement: Urban Farming in Chicago," by Adam Doster in Progress
Illinois. September 9, 2008.
the Backyard Garden: Urban Agriculture in Milwaukee,"
by Dave Steele in The Next American City. June
to the People," by Kevin Frisch in Better Homes and
Garden Magazine. Summer 2008.
Power Plants," by Judy Jepson in Exclusively Yours.
Expanding Food Justice,” by Tram Nguyen in Colorlines. January/February, 2008.
Together in Fellowship," by Cathy Jean Malorey in Chicagoland
Gardening. September/October 2007.
Valley State University, College of Agriculture by B.K. Lilja. September 20, 2007.
man touts benefits of urban farms,” by James Carlson. 2007.
Meeting of the Minds," by Lisa Kaiser in Newsfeature.
November 30, 2006.
Boasts its Growing Power," by Jacob Wheeler.
November 22, 2006.
“Public will dig
Grant Park veggie garden, group says,” by Andrew Hermann in
the Chicago Sun Times. April 13, 2005.
Power," by Rebecca Nelson in the Aquaponics
1st Quarter, 2004.
sense of community,” by Felicia Thomas-Lynn in the Milwaukee
Journal Sentinel. June 30, 2002.
man making a big difference,” by Maryalice
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