New Stories From 'Urban Agriculture Notes'
Random header image... Refresh for more!

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

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


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.

A breezeway serving as a gallery flanks an interior demonstration courtyard and leads to a community kitchen in the back. “We’re going to have classes on fermentation, canning, food processing, etc.,” Magnuson said. “And also have a space where growers from our training farm can come and process surplus produce.”

Read the complete article here.