Whole Foods is teaming up with rooftop garden company Gotham Greens for its next New York location. When the lettuce only has to come down a staircase from the roof, that’s about as local as you can get. — fastcoexist.com
A happy example exists at the southwest corner of Northeast 15th Avenue and Prescott Street, a funny little jog in the road where a downtown-to-Alameda streetcar line used to end. After the streetcar stopped running, city leaders opted to plant a few trees and lay down pavement rather than rejigger the road or turn the triangle-shaped spot into something useful. — Anna Griffin, The Oregonian
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