The Diggable City: Making Urban Agriculture a Planning Priority Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning Portl...
I. Background II. Inventory III. Perspectives IV. Next Steps
Background Community Involvement Spurs City Resolution 36272
Inventory Land Categories Small Scale Site 1000 sq. ft to 1/4 acre Large Scale Site min. 1/4 acre Community Garden Impervi...
Inventory Small Scale Site Site Characteristics: Partial Tree Cover Recreation Facilities Residential Neighborhood 1,000 s...
Potential Uses Inventory Garden Types: Pocket  Vertical Herb Community Container Floriculture Farm Stands
Inventory Large Scale Site Min. 1/4 acre Site Characteristics: Adjacent Bike Path Partial Tree Cover Close to Transit
Potential Uses Community Garden Educational Farm CSA Farmers Market Nursery Orchard Inventory
Inventory
The Diggable City: Outreach Perspectives
The Diggable City
Jane Jacobs  Dark Ages Ahead   Book Tour at   Portland   State University - May 2004
Next Steps Develop Inventory Management Plan Create Urban Agriculture Commission Expand Inventory and Develop Evaluation C...
QA The Diggable City  Project Team Kevin Balmer James Gill Heather   Kaplinger Joe Miller Amanda Rhoads Paul Rosenbloom   ...
The Diggable City: Making Urban Agriculture a Planning Priority Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning Portl...
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Diggable City - Portland City Council

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The report includes a detailed inventory of vacant, city-owned lands and an exploration of relevant policy implications for increasing urban agricultural opportunities in the City. The inventory and report will bolster the City of Portland’s reputation as a leader in the field of sustainability while increasing opportunities for all residents to enjoy fresh, local and nutritious food.

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Diggable City - Portland City Council

  1. 1. The Diggable City: Making Urban Agriculture a Planning Priority Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning Portland State University June 2005 Prepared for the City of Portland, OR
  2. 2. I. Background II. Inventory III. Perspectives IV. Next Steps
  3. 3. Background Community Involvement Spurs City Resolution 36272
  4. 4. Inventory Land Categories Small Scale Site 1000 sq. ft to 1/4 acre Large Scale Site min. 1/4 acre Community Garden Impervious Surface
  5. 5. Inventory Small Scale Site Site Characteristics: Partial Tree Cover Recreation Facilities Residential Neighborhood 1,000 sq. ft - 1/4 acre
  6. 6. Potential Uses Inventory Garden Types: Pocket Vertical Herb Community Container Floriculture Farm Stands
  7. 7. Inventory Large Scale Site Min. 1/4 acre Site Characteristics: Adjacent Bike Path Partial Tree Cover Close to Transit
  8. 8. Potential Uses Community Garden Educational Farm CSA Farmers Market Nursery Orchard Inventory
  9. 9. Inventory
  10. 10. The Diggable City: Outreach Perspectives
  11. 11. The Diggable City
  12. 12. Jane Jacobs Dark Ages Ahead Book Tour at Portland State University - May 2004
  13. 13. Next Steps Develop Inventory Management Plan Create Urban Agriculture Commission Expand Inventory and Develop Evaluation Criteria Adopt Formal Policy on Urban Agriculture Conduct Comprehensive Review of Policy and Zoning
  14. 14. QA The Diggable City Project Team Kevin Balmer James Gill Heather Kaplinger Joe Miller Amanda Rhoads Paul Rosenbloom Melissa Peterson Teak Wall
  15. 15. The Diggable City: Making Urban Agriculture a Planning Priority Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning Portland State University June 2005 Prepared for the City of Portland, OR

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