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    • How City Hall Can Foster the Urban Farming Revolution in Buffalo 

      Raleigh, Michael (2011-03-17)
      The City of Buffalo has made strides in recent years to make urban farming an accepted use of vacant land. However, the fact remains that the City is unwilling to “take risks” in this area. There are a number of policies ...
    • The Job of a UB Janitor 

      Raleigh, Michael (2010-04-29)
      It varies. You can do carpet shampoo, floor work, taking care of trash, recycling, clean up spills of blood or chemicals, snow removal. It depends on the building. I work in some of the medical buildings where there are ...
    • Transportation and Low Wage Work 

      Raleigh, Michael (2010-04-28)
      Living on a low wage can be extremely difficult, yet the number of low wage jobs in metro Buffalo grew by 17% from 2004 to 2008. This means that many more people are struggling to figure out how to survive with less money. ...
    • Urban Farming in Buffalo: Economic Development and Climate Change Strategy 

      Raleigh, Michael (2010-10-27)
      Our food system is heavily industrialized, which means it consumes an incredible amount of resources, including energy derived from burning fossil fuels. By one estimate, the food system takes 10 calories of energy to ...