Will Allen is Hero of the Environment

Will Allen of Growing Power in Milwaukee is the first of 12 people named as
Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet in a recently published book for children from Harriet Rohmer.

The chapter describes Allen’s settling in Milwaukee, establishing his farm and using it to build community and leverage food as a way to bring people together.

The book tells the story of people from across North America who have done great things for the environment

Rohmer’s books have won over 100 major awards, including the American Book Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, and the Ezra Jack Keats Award.


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