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Urban farming group, Louisville Grows, starts work on new headquarters in Louisville, KY

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Rendering of the Healthy House. (Courtesy Louisville Grows)

“We want the Healthy House to be a demonstration home where people can come and see in person different green improvements that they can make to their own home or different ways they can garden with a green roof or beehives on the roof,” Magnuson explained.

By Branden Klayko
Broken Sidewalk
Jul 19, 2016

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Inside, a front room contains a classroom and flexible use space that can be opened up to the larger community for meetings and classes. “We’re going to be offering garden education and citizen forestry classes in the space,” Magnuson said. “We’re also planning on doing a couple different dinners there.” Up above, a green roof dotted with beehives offers another educational opportunity.

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July 28, 2016   Comments Off on Urban farming group, Louisville Grows, starts work on new headquarters in Louisville, KY

Haiti: Urban Agriculture – UN Web-TV

UN in Action, Episode #1416
Dec 10, 2013

To tackle rising food insecurity in the wake of last year’s hurricanes and drought, several UN agencies, together with local charity groups have increased efforts to improve food supply in the country. One of the local initiatives is finding innovative ways of recycling used tires as planters, helping people grow farms in their own backyards.

Link here.

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