Posts tagged sustainable cities
Urban Farms Bring People Together and Create Sustainable Lives

Projects such as Melbourne Skyfarm and those by Hong Kong’s Rooftop Republic are turning busy urban areas into hubs of food production. Urban farms can also change the dynamics of a building, bringing people together and encouraging people to lead sustainable lives


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NYC City Council Plans to Boost Food Security And Cut Food Waste

The New York City Council plans to boost food security in America’s most populated city—more than 1 million New Yorkers currently go hungry or lack access to healthy, nutritious food. With this new plan, Council speaker Corey Johnson plans to improve food policy, nutrition in schools, and make fresh produce widely available.

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Atlanta civic leader to launch urban farm and restaurant

Chuck Meadows, former executive director of the Atlanta Beltline Partnership, is launching his own farm and restaurant that will honor his great, great uncle, who was an accomplished Georgia farmer. Meadows is opening Jim Adams Farm & Table in Bolton Village, a development in Atlanta’s emerging Upper Westside.

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SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES ARE ON THE HORIZON

Two weekends ago, I was honored to attend the 2017 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Conference in Los Angeles. I was delightfully surprised at how many education sessions were focused on the intersection of landscape architecture, sustainability, and resiliency. The sheer number of education sessions in total was also encouraging. There are so many professionals in landscape architecture and related fields who want to teach others about something new and/or innovative.

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