Can an Urban Farm Run by Police Create Jobs, Feed People, and Build Trust?

Then-Sergeant Marty Neideffer, who is now a captain, and Hillary Bass, the executive director of the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Activities League (DSAL), had just read Van Jones’ The Green Collar Economy, which outlines a vision for tackling economic inequality and environmental problems simultaneously. Bass, Neideffer, and their colleagues were inspired to follow that strategy to … Continue reading Can an Urban Farm Run by Police Create Jobs, Feed People, and Build Trust?