Los Angeles Community Garden Council: Escape the Urban Vibe

Escape the urban vibe at an oasis just 20 minutes north of downtown LA!

Come to the Project Youth Green community garden on Saturday, March 29 to experience a nostalgic, rural feeling!  Relax in the peaceful orchard or help to grow crops from 10am to noon then stay for a delicious BBQ lunch and support more gardens in LA County with a donation of $25.
RSVP by replying to jbeals.lacgc@gmail.com


Latinos and Access to Quality Foods throughout LOS ANGELES

LATINOS and ACCESS to Quality FOODS throughout LOS ANGELES: Impacts of street vendors, community gardens and supermarkets. Latino Urban Forum invites you to join a lively discussion on food equality, food justice, and healthy food choices and why these issues are relevant to Latinos in Los Angeles FEATURED PANEL INCLUDES: Alina Bokde, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust Monica Benitez, First 5 LA Erick Sanchez, Community Garden Representative Monday, July 11, 2011 6:00pm ­ 8:00pm Vista Hermosa Natural Park Children’s Area, near Colton St. entrance 100 N. Toluca Street Los Angeles, CA  90026

What GOOD Ideas Do You Have?

On December 5th, Good Magazine will host an event called L.A. 2.0: Refresh, Reinvent and Re-imagine, which will assemble 25 leading urban practitioners for an afternoon to identify five key urban strategies to improve the physical environment in Los Angeles. I’m pleased to participate in this event and plan to share some good ideas I’ve […]

Tidbits from Urban Land Institute’s Transit-Oriented L.A. Conference

Thanks to Urban Land Institute Los Angeles (ULI) for hosting its informative Transit Oriented L.A. conference yesterday in Little Tokyo. There were wide-ranging discussions at the standing-room only panels. Here are a few fun factoids gleamed from the day: > Metro CEO Phil Washington asserted that many of Metro’s occasional critics will be forgotten by history. Washington […]