urban-farmer-genius-awrd.jpgWhen most people think of farms, they think flat, endless fields of corn or wheat in the heartland of America. Former professional basketball player Will Allen thinks of community centers that opt to grow their own food to cut costs and, maybe later, farming skyscrapers. . . Such vision has earned Allen a $500,000 “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to continue and expand his efforts.

(Story with video at ABC News)

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