Have you heard of the term YIMBY (Yes In My Back Yard)? It is a movement opposite to NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard). According to urban planners, NIMBY means people will not support a change in the urban landscape, as it will affect their private space.
Dear All ,
This is a call out from Libertas Food Gardens, Melbourne Roof Top Honey and Reclaim the Curb: We think it is possible to create a nicer, healthier and an ecologically sound urban environment for us to live in and our children to grow up in. We are offering our services to anyone wanting to green up public land.
In this episode of Moyers & Company, Vandana Shiva talks about genetically engineered seeds, subsidies for industrial agriculture, the dramatic rise in the number of American farmers markets, and much more.
Docklands Garden Brings Life and Soul to the Docks in Melbourne! Melbourne’s love of bringing life to hidden spaces has sprouted in Docklands with the opening of its Community Garden in Geographe Street Docklands on Sunday 15 July, in a joint initiative from Urban Reforestation, Places Victoria and the City of Melbourne.
On Sunday 15th of July the Docklands Community Garden was opened in the middle of this new suburb. This is the product of hard work over three years of the Docklands Community, Cultivating Community, government, and a social enterprise I am involved with called Urban Reforestation.