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Ediblescape LA

idea by ninaburokas
Ediblescape LA

Website

http://edibleculturela.com/ediblescape/

Twitter handle

:

@OnStarboard

Overview of Idea

Growing Food & Social Fabric: Ediblescape builds community vibrancy & resilience by incorporating edible trees, shrubs, vines and other forageable plants into public green space ("softscape") with an initial target of 10% edible by December 2013.

The Specifics: What will the $5,000 fund?

The $5,000 will fund outreach, engagement and demonstration projects in Los Angeles and Orange County. Primary objectives:
- Create awareness (pull) locally/regionally
- Conduct outreach & engage/build local community networks
- Establish processes & relationships
- Build a social/sharing site (leverage existing platform) that supports:
- Collaboration & learning
- Organic, self-sustaining growth/scaling of the ediblescape concept
- Benefits from/contributes to the broader urban vibrancy & sustainability/resilience movements.

Discussion
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I think its essential to get some sentinels for the gardens too. People tend to get busy, distracted or to lose interest. I feel that senior citizen/ the elders are much more reliable. And they have the time, pride and work ethic to stick with it.

by wyndriddle
over 1 year ago | Reply

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$5,000
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Submission Began
Wednesday, July 11

Submission Ended
Wednesday, August 08
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Voting Began
Thursday, August 09

Voting Ended
Thursday, August 23
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Winner Announced
Thursday, August 23

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