URBAN ROOF FARMERS –cultivating a sustainable society

We need to learn how our food is produced, how it travels, how much effort has been put into producing it. So what can we do to be prepared for the future? Farming preschool would teach kids how to grow their own food. Aut–aut, a team of Rome-based designers (Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta, Gabriele Capobianco, Davide Troiani, and Jonathan Lazar) recently won the AWR International Ideas Competition with ‘Nursery Fields Forever’, a proposal that fuses urban farming with nursery education: 601 (1) 602 603 604

The Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC) also believes that a more sustainable world begins at school and offers students in Chicago an innovative approach to education in order to create a better future.

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Together with Studio Gang Architects they are designing a new eco-friendly campus that teaches kids how to grow their own organic food:

 

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We think it is critical to raise a generation of children who understand how to be good stewards of the earth. That’s why we’re very excited about innovative proposals for urban farm schools. Check out our website for more inspiration! http://www.urbanroofgardens.com/our-portfolio/