Just Roots Chicago is helping Chicago, Illinois’s Bronzeville Community access healthy food says Cathy Moore, St. James Catholic Church's food pantry coordinator. Cathy is shown here in a still from Anna Lee Ackermann's award-winning documentary, As We Are Planted.

Just Roots Chicago, an urban farm, has been helping Chicago Illinois's Bronzeville neighbourhood flourish since 2017, through food donations, education and Community Supported Agriculture programs where people can receive fresh produce while assisting the farm financially.

Peter Pula

Sixteen ways to progressive democracy where we live and work
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The pandemic gives us reason to move forward rather than delay.

I would like to see us pivot rather than postpone. Deepening democracy, liberating our strengths, and cultivating peace and abundance amidst trying times … this is what I’d like to see happen in 2021 …

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What’s next for all of us is at the intersection between big and small, system and life world, institution and citizen
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For the nations that got on it from the start, the COVID-19 first phase is spent. That means that it is done. Even though money seems to have grown on trees, even those magic money trees seem to have a limit to their yield. Even if the powers that be could keep going to the magic garden of money trees, they are signalling that they too are contemplating the possibility that if all the leaves are plucked the tree will stop giving altogether.

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