Urban farming is taking hold in Cleveland and other de-industrialized cities in the US as vacant lots are being repurposed into ways for the local community to prosper. In fact, Cleveland has been ranked as the second best local-food city in the United States by SustainLane, a San Francisco based green media company.
As a part of the Reimagining Cleveland project, the Heart of the City CSA was formed as a joing effort between two of Cleveland’s urban farms, Urban Growth and Erie’s Edge (also participants in Reimagining Cleveland). The collaboration was designed to provide the public with fresh, local vegetables on a weekly basis for 25 weeks of […]
When trying to implement any project with a limited amount of resources such as money, time, and manpower, having volunteers is a godsend. Having volunteers allows projects to be implemented that otherwise wouldn’t be done if volunteers weren’t available. Reimagining Cleveland utilizes volunteers from the community to beautify their neighborhoods while simultaneously improving the environment of […]
As the major catalyst in the Reimagining Cleveland community revitalization vacant land re-use plan, Neighborhood Progress Inc. (NPI) was uniquely situated to tackle the issue of urban blight. Having operated as a community development corporation (CDC) with over 20 years of proven experience, leadership and credibility, NPI was and is equipped to be in the […]