Ju'Coby Pittman of the Clara White Mission and Florence Haridan of Character Counts have teamed together to start a new farm in Jacksonville. Join Melissa Ross to learn how this farm gives malnourished communities in Jacksonville an opportunity to change their "food desert" status. Find out what the farm has to offer, after the jump!
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Starring Melissa Ross, Florence Haridan, and Ju'Coby Pittman
Shot and Edited by Derrick Allen Dillinger
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The Clara White Mission has been serving veterans, low income and the homeless for more than 100 years. Currently, the Mission provides breakfast to over 500 people daily. In addition, the Mission provides licensed vocational training in culinary and janitorial industries, a catering service, a janitorial service, and a wedding and conference center with in-house catering.
White Harvest Farms, the Mission’s newest initiative, is the creation of a sustainable farm that will offer fresh, healthy produce to an underserved community, while selling excess produce to local restaurants.
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