Behind the Rise and Fall of Growing Power

Will Allen is a beloved figure. The former professional basketball player and founder of the Milwaukee-based nonprofit Growing Power has had an influence on urban agriculture that is as conspicuous as his 6’7 inch frame and the characteristic sleeveless hooded sweatshirts that reveal his lumberjack biceps. In 1993, Allen bought the city’s last remaining farm … Continue reading Behind the Rise and Fall of Growing Power