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Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
Green spaces (zoos, city parks, and urban farms) and cultural institutions are capturing our gap audiences—racial minorities, youth and young adults, and people of lower socioeconomic status.
Of the myriad gifts plants provide to humanity, food is among the most visible, as everyone needs to eat, every single day.
Contact your elected representatives and let them know how you feel about plants, our web of life, and the ecosystem services we all depend upon:
This presentation covers Chicago Botanic Garden's Veggie Rx Program, which was recently developed to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in underserved areas of Chicago.