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FL Cabinet Honors Tallahassee Urban Food Advocate

Miaisha Mitchell receiving her award.
Florida Office of the Governor

The Florida Cabinet is recognizing a Tallahassee advocate for urban agriculture.

Tallahassee’s Miaisha Mitchell has been the driving force behind local organizations bent on improving access to fresh foods.  Tuesday the Florida Cabinet awarded Mitchell its Champion of Service award for her efforts with the Tallahassee Food Network.  Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman explains her impact in the local community.

“She has helped to install two workplace gardens, four church gardens, four school gardens and five community gardens,” Spellman says.  “She has also developed a local urban youth agricultural program called iGrow.”

iGrow operates two urban farms in Tallahassee.  One in Frenchtown and the other in South City.