Dawn Blackman: City Girl Turns Urban Gardener, Feeds Thousands

A neophyte urban gardener helps to transform a food desert in Champaign, IL, into a land of bounty, growing food for thousands of local residents, teaching children to farm, feeding the hungry — and creating a community hub for generations to grow and learn together.

Read more about Dawn Blackman Sr. in Encore.org’s newest contribution to the Christian Science Monitor’s “Making a Difference” series here.