A mobile mini-grocery delivering fresh produce and staples to neighborhoods underserved by traditional food markets.
Vermont Chevon, based in Danville, VT, is committed to adding value to Vermont’s dairy-goat industry. Its mission is to grow the meat-goat industry in the region with a focus on maintaining the livelihood of the animals and the land, while creating a sustainable source of goat meat for chefs and consumers.
KITCHEN @ Boston Public Market
The Trustees (www.ttor.org) and Boston Public Market partner to offer this state-of-the-art space for community teaching, learning, and gathering. Programs highlight culinary traditions, healthy living, and regional food production.
Bread & Butter Farm
B&B's weekly "Burger Night" consistently draws hundreds of people for delicious food, music, and community.
Blue Hill Fair (Blue Hill, Maine)
Fairs celebrating America's agrarian society are a long and treasured tradition. Blueberry pie tastings, antique tractor pulls, craft demonstrations, harvest competitions, and more attract all generations.
Brooklyn Children's Museum
This "plants that heal" garden helps visitors make the connection between edible plants, the environment and personal wellness.
Incubator spaces like CommonWealth Kitchen help all kinds of food and sustainable innovation ideas come to life.
A beautiful example of a brownfield redevelopment site complete with a "living wall" illustrating the regional watershed in Toronto, Ontario.
Mill City Grows
Mill City Grows fosters food justice in Lowell, MA through its many initiatives including community gardens, school gardens, urban farm, markets, educational programs, and events.
Somerville Arts Council
Community classes help people to learn new culinary techniques and to meet their neighbors. Featured here is a pickling and fermentation course, part of the Somerville Arts Council's Nibbles Series.
Union Square Greenmarket (NYC)
Farmers markets that accept EBT payments, which help to increase access to fresh, healthy food for all and can represent a significant portion of sales for participating farmers.
Public transportation comes in many forms and can be an important tool in mitigating climate change. Shared transit reduces congestion and pollution, not to mention provides the opportunity to spend more time with our fellow humans.
Vancouver's Neighborhood Energy Utility
Vancouver's version of a district energy system in the Southeast False Creek Neighborhood was the first of its kind in North America in 2010. The utility captures heat from wastewater and sewage and returns it to local buildings, reducing global warming pollution typically associated with heating the community by more than 60 percent. The centre's exhaust stacks form five metal “fingers” that change colour depending on how much energy is used. Public art meets public utility.
Chicago Center for Green Technology
Grow up rather than out! This vertical garden at the demonstration green home challenges visitors to think differently about where and how things grow.
High Mowing Seeds
Founder, educator and organic seed entrepreneur, Tom Stearns, plays a vital input role in the food system value chain.
Growing certified organic produce year-round in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.
Vermont Food Venture Center
The Vermont Food Venture Center along with the Vermont Small Business Development Center supports job creation, strengthens Vermont’s local food network and further builds the agricultural economy.
The Intervale Center in Vermont strengthens community food systems through a farm incubation project that supports entrepreneurs like Mara and Spencer Welton of Half Pint Farm.
Sustainable Food System Tour
Gathering Together Farm in Philomath, OR is a pioneer organic seed company and vegetable farm operating in the Willamette Valley since 1987.
"Cows are better than condos" is the slogan of this family farm in Washington state, where an innovative partnership with local authorities and the community keeps the milk flowing sustainably.
Higher Ground Farm
High atop Boston's Design Center, HGF is an example of how rooftop farming marries agriculture to the built environment to mitigate climate change and to promote access to healthy food.
Jack Johnson's All at Once
A social action network that connects fans to local non-profits and global environmental initiatives focused on building sustainable food systems and eliminating plastic waste.