On the Issues: Will Allen, Founder and CEO of Growing Power


Milwaukee’s Will Allen is among the preeminent thinkers of our time on agriculture and food policy. At Growing Power, a farm and community food center, Allen promotes the belief that all people, regardless of economic circumstances, should have access to fresh, safe, affordable, and nutritious foods at all times. The son of a sharecropper, former professional basketball player, ex-corporate sales leader, and now farmer, Allen was named in 2010 by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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