A sustainable landscape is more than the conscious arrangement of outdoor space for human enjoyment and satisfaction. It is a landscape that uses minimal water, fertilizers, pesticides, labor, and building
materials. Creating a sustainable landscape means working toward a
thoughtful balance between resources used—both in construction and maintenance—and results gained.
A sustainable landscape is more than exterior decoration. By using less water, fertilizer, and pesticides than a traditional
landscape, it has minimal impact on the environment. Thus, it is both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sound.
Creating a sustainable landscape means working toward a thoughtful balance between resources used and results...
The Producing for the Future project engaged thirty low-income youth in gardening and nutrition education, microenterprise activities, and participatory research during the 2011 and 2012 growing seasons. The intervention aimed to support community protective factors, build positive youth development, and enhance health outcomes through promoting skill-building and mentorship. The mixedmethods...