The Rock the World Network is a community of uncommon givers. The Uncommon Giving show features the leaders of charities, foundations and corporations rocking our world. Chicke Fitzgerald interviews Taja Sevelle. The original live interview was on 9/7/2012.
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By the time Taja Sevelle was 17, she had lived in
the city, on a farm and in a remote forest near the Canadian border with
no running water, electricity or access by car. She had studied in her
own science lab
complete with microscopes, slides, protozoa and data
storage, she had
plowed fields, tapped maple trees, sang in several
church choirs including gospel, and learned the Morse code.
has songwriting and singing credits on over 2.5 million records sold
including three CDs of her own, Prince, Johnny Mathis, the original
soundtrack of the motion picture “Lean On Me” and numerous others.
In her upcoming book Garden Song,
Sevelle shares the story of Urban Farming. The book portrays how
Sevelle gives back to communities through the organization. She also
describes her decision to put music on hold in order to nurture her
philanthropic vision to its current success.
The Urban Farming™
mission is to create an abundance of food for people in need by
supporting and encouraging the establishment of gardens on unused land
and space while increasing diversity, raising awareness for health and
wellness, and inspiring and educating youth, adults and seniors to
create an economically sustainable system to uplift communities around
Through the creation of gardens, Sevelle is providing
an abundance of food for communities around the world. The organization
has over 59,000 registered gardens in more than 40 cities, and
continues to grow along with each garden it plants.
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Taja’s website is: http://www.tajasevelle.com/
Urban Farming website: http://www.urbanfarming.org/