M2M Community Foundation is a 501c3. Nile Valley Aquaponics 100,000 Pound Food Project is a project under M2M Community Foundation. Nile Valley Aquaponics 100,000 Pound Food Project is to produce 100,000 Pounds of local fresh fish and vegetables to create healthier choices, health education, volunteer opportunities and economic stability in the urban core. 
Nile Valley Aquaponics project started construction in Oct. 2015 on 29th and Wabash in Kansas City Missouri on two vacant lots donated by long time residents and community leaders Harrel Sr. And Myrtle Johnson. Three other conjoining vacant lots added and purchased from Land Bank of the City of Kansas City Mo. Nile Valley Aquponics was able to take distressed vacant lots and turn it into a urban oasis, which has been well received by its community, neighbors, and the City of Kansas City Mo. 

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Located on four abandoned residential lots in Kansas City’s impoverished Eastside, Nile Valley establishes a road map for transformational redevelopment of neglected lots within the city’s urban core. Nile Valley Aquaponics is founded on sustainability. Read More…

Kansas City Star- Raising fish in KC food desert

Dre Taylor’s dream began with digging a long, deep ditch on a corner in a rough part of town. It was hot. People walking by thought he was about half crazy, and his saying he was going to grow fish and bugs didn’t do much to change that. Read More…

KSHB- Nile Valley Aquaponics hopes to end food desert

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In the Bible, floating along in the Nile Valley, was a little baby named Moses. On the corner of 29th and Wabash in KCMO, floating along in a different Nile Valley, is food. Read More…  

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