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Benefits of Urban Green Spaces

As students begin to realize the importance of community based and public interest projects seemingly unrelated topics such as food security and the availability of fresh reasonably priced food is a very important factor in the health of a neighborhood and a city. “Strategies for creating sustainable communities must be tailored to each area and to the people who live there.  The city form is never static, but is constantly changing under pressures of growth and development; its design, layout, and political decisions have a great impact in the health, socioeconomic factors of its residents, and the environment in general.”