CMB is the care-taker of the Welch street community garden and a private garden on Windsor street in the Pittsburgh area of Atlanta. Pittsburgh is a community settled by formally enslaved Africans in 1883. It has remained a working-class black community until today. As with too many of our communities it has suffered from a lack of resources and community control which has led to the area being a food desert. CMB will distribute fresh food to the community and create community food sustainability programs with youth from the area.
CMB is working to create real neighborhood revitalization. We are creating additional community planting sites, developing a black farmers market and creating micro business based on locally grown-community owned food distribution.
CMB is working to win real changes in policy and resource ownership for our community. We have developed demands and participated in actions to stop police violence and will develop a model for organizing to create sustainable resources in the community.