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Nov 26, 2010

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by: Administrator

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Tags: City, Fresh, Nature, Participatory

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Categories: Urban Homesteading

City Fresh embodies a community-wide effort to re-localize our food system. City Fresh is particularly is interested in promoting “food equity”- this includes a tricky balance between insuring a fair and living price for participating farmers while at the same time making local food more affordable and accessible in urban neighborhoods that lack healthy food

The AgWay is a proposed corridor running from I-270 to downtown Columbus, Ohio. It reuses an abandoned railroad right-of-way for a bike trail. The extra width in the right-of-way is used for community gardening and urban farming. Also, nearby vacant lots are reborn as urban farms. The AgWay will provide a bicycle route for commuting

Keeping agriculture sustainable increasingly means keeping it local. Besides the environmental benefit of reducing reliance on fossil-fuel guzzling transportation, eating local food is a more seasonal and often healthier experience. With concern about food security growing, it might turn out to be safer, too. The folks in charge of the Science Barge, a new urban

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