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Aerial view of the patchwork of forest and pastures surrounding Sao Felix do Xingu. Photo credit: Bronson Griscom/TNC. Editor’s Note: Rane Cortez works for T he Nature Conservancy and is based in Belem, Brazil .
ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- On a plot of soil, nestled against the backdrop of skyscrapers in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, a group of residents are turning a lack of access to fresh produce into a revival of old traditions and self-empowerment. Urban farming is a way for African-Americans to connect with the earth, says Cashawn Myers of HABESHA. HABESHA Gardens is one of many urban gardens sprouting up around the country.
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