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2018 Research & Development
How does Chicago look at it’s vacant land dilemma and think creatively about its use? Sunflowers will play a role.
Sunflower City has created a strategy for utilizing vacant lots in a manner that:
is lower cost relative to current urban agricultural practices
is effective in helping to beautify urban areas
increasingly maps the levels of heavy metals and toxins in soils throughout the communities of Chicago
diminishes the use of fossil fuels to manage vacant land
accelerate the ways in which urban agriculture can engage the community and develop age-oriented curriculum
adds a clean energy R&D component to the urban agricultural arena
studies the impact of natural beauty on individual and collective consciousness
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