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Growing Homes with a Land Trust: Supporting Community with Good Food

Growing Homes with a Land Trust: Supporting Community with Good Food

A Seattle-based non-profit organization retained MetroAG Strategies to complement the work of its real estate design and development team. The development project will create about two dozen affordable, net-zero energy, cottages for sale on a parcel of land currently owned by a church. The site currently hosts a thriving community garden that supports a handful of low-income immigrant families with healthy food options for themselves and their neighbors.

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Thoughts on Healthy Communities

Thoughts on Healthy Communities

The inner world is in our mind. Our outer or human experience is where and how we exist, interact and observe others, gather news, spend our time, and be in the world. The mind is the harbinger of mental health. Can the environment we live in impact our mental health?... Read more...
How Does Your Neighborhood Score?

How Does Your Neighborhood Score?

I live in a great city-the Emerald City- Seattle, Washington. Living here 32 years is more than half my life.  I started life as a New Englander, growing up in a Connecticut suburban town with a couple elementary school years in Buffalo, college in Schenectady, New... Read more...