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Roots and Roofs 2015 Invite

Save the date! The 5th Annual Roots & Roofs is Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9:30AM-2:30PM. Roots & Roofs is an annual beautification & housing  event in Weinland Park that builds on many years of doing spring community clean-up events. 4th Street Farms has participated since 2011 and we are so excited to welcome the community again this year. Join us as we install trellis … Continue reading Roots and Roofs 2015 Invite

Earth Day 2015

Earth Day Columbus 2014, which was themed “Gratitude”, brought out a record-breaking number of volunteers, over 4,000, who donated their time at 181 service sites across the region during a week of service. In total, Earth Day volunteers devoted more than 12,500 hours to cleaning and greening their communities. At 4th Street Farms, we turned compost, mulched paths, cleared beds for planting & picked up … Continue reading Earth Day 2015

2012 International EcoSummit

“Our Water” in Weinland Park features collaboration at 2012 EcoSummit Integrity Sustainable Planning & Design, FLOW (Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed), 4th Street Farms, Diversified Data, & MAD Scientist & Associates have been accepted to facilitate “OUR Water,” one of only 11 workshops at the 2012 International EcoSummit. At 4th Street Farms, we are very honored and excited to participate.  The 2012 International EcoSummit has received over 1950 abstracts from 100 … Continue reading 2012 International EcoSummit

Roots and Roofs 2012 Pics

Thanks to all the neighbors and volunteers who contributed to Roots & Roofs! Thanks also to Godman Guild Association, Local Matters, Habitat for Humanity, OSU Extension, Weinland Park Collaborative, The Columbus Foundation, Wagenbrenner Development, 4th Street Farms, and Continuum Church!  Special shout out to the great volunteers from Centennial High School who worked at 4th Street Farms installing buried irrigation lines. Continue reading Roots and Roofs 2012 Pics

KSA Show at Godman Guild

Knowlton School of Architecture (KSA) researchers, led by professor Kay Bea Jones, are working with a team of designers, planners and developers assembled by the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) to improve the remediated former 3M/Auld site on 5th Ave and North 4th Street in Columbus.   Students in ARCH 844 have interpreted the outcomes of the community meeting held 19 July 2011 at the Godman Guild adjacent to … Continue reading KSA Show at Godman Guild

On Our Soil

Here’s a sneak peak at new city-approved litter education stickers that were created by a group of Weinland Park residents working in collaboration with researchers from The Ohio State University College of Public Health on a Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) project entitled On Our Soil.  These stickers (after minor editing) will go on trash bins throughout Weinland Park sometime soon. Special thanks for this sticker go to … Continue reading On Our Soil