While disparities in healthy food access persist in many urban areas, this group of young North Minneapolis food justice advocates are taking their message of urban gardening and healthy eating viral with this catchy rap song "Grow Food." Enjoy.
Lower-income urban neighborhoods are less likely to have trees. The Washington Post conducted a study of the city's tree canopy, that concluded: Lower-income neighborhoods were substantially less likely to have trees, with the city's densest greenery clustered west of the 16th Street Northwest fault line that divides some of Washington's wealthiest neighborhoods from the rest … Continue reading Trees, Heat & Inequality
For the first time in history, more people live in cities than in rural areas. So if we're going to save the planet, and we believe that human activity is one of the causes of global climate change, then it makes sense that we begin changing cities and making them more sustainable. Check out this … Continue reading Saving the Earth with Sustainable Cities