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A New Zoning Code, and a New Era for Urban Agriculture in Philly


Walnut Hill Community Farm. Photo by The Enterprise Center.

Estimated 350 community gardens or farms across 753 parcels

By Emma Fried-Cassorla
Next American City
12/07/2012

Excerpt:

Perhaps most well known for its location in the original space of Dick Clark’s American Bandstand, the Philadelphia community development corporation The Enterprise Center more importantly helps run the Walnut Hill Community Farm located at 46th and Markets streets in West Philly.

The quarter-acre urban farm and pocket park combo has an array of food-focused programming to empower youth from low-income neighborhoods.

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December 9, 2012   Comments Off

Modern Moop Coop for Hipster Chickens

Moop is priced with one run ($600) or two runs ($800)

By Preston
Jetson Green
Dec. 6, 2012

Excerpt:

If you want something more in a chicken coop, we know of a few stylish options. Like Moop, for example, the Modern Coop for Design-Minded Chickens. This is designed by prefab and architecture firm Nottoscale and includes four cantilevered nesting boxes, hinged side-panel walls for easy access, a redwood screen for ventilation, a removable tray for easy cleaning, predator-proof latches, extra-strength chicken wire, and custom watering accessories.

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December 9, 2012   3 Comments