Edible Landscape Park in Cleveland

idea by julia_ha_ha
Edible Landscape Park in Cleveland

Overview of Outdoor Idea


This project will turn a vacant lot in the middle of an urban residential neighborhood into a small park space. Many of Cleveland's neighborhoods are in food deserts, so the park will be landscaped entirely using edible plants to increase community access to fresh produce.

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

A portion of the grand funds will be used to purchase a vacant lot from the county land bank. The remainder will be put toward seeds, benches, fruit tree saplings, a watering permit and a small tool storage shed. Residents of the neighborhood will plant the seeds, then will be able to enjoy the space as a park and watch the plants grow, while using the plant life to feed their families in an area where fresh vegetables are hard to come by.

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Submission Began
Friday, June 15

Submission Ended
Thursday, July 19
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Thursday, July 19

Voting Ended
Friday, August 03
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Winner Announced
Tuesday, August 07

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