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5 Years Ago Today: A Major Food Crisis Strikes Rochester, NY

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

On this date five years ago today, the Popeyes chicken chain in Rochester NY made national headlines when it ran out of its featured product. [PHOTO: TripAdvisor.com]
Many of you kids will be too young to remember this – thank heavens. But five years ago on this very day, Rochester NY made national headlines when it was slammed by one of the worst food shortages in our nation’s history—possibly the world. That’s right. Popeyes external link up on Lake Ave external link ran out of chicken…

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A “2nd Chance” for Community Gardens Near the Public Market

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

This community garden near Rochester's Public Market was started by Brian Pettit and his partner Eugene. It has been dubbed '2nd Chance Central Park' because of its location, its rejuvenating impact on the neighborhood, as well as the recycled materials in use.
Community supported urban agriculture is an idea that’s been taking root external link in neighborhoods across Rochester for several years now. Brian Pettit and his partner Eugene are disabled veterans who have been working to convert empty lots near Rochester’s public market into community gardens. They dubbed their first garden lot “2nd Chance Central Park” because of its location (2nd Street & Central Park), its rejuvenating impact on the neighborhood, as well as the recycled materials in use.

This “2nd Chance” garden had been producing heirloom tomatoes, peppers and potatoes since 2009 until it was accidentally bulldozed by the City last Spring. And suddenly the name has taken on a whole new meaning…

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