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Jan. 2019 Leah Penniman visited Richmond VA to present at the Virginia Association of Biological Farming. Prior to the conference; Beautiful RVA was able to host a dinner for a small room of local [...]
Celebrate Beautiful RVA: Community Story Telling: Art Burton of the Food Justice Corridor by Lauren Francis Arthur Burton smiles, recalling his second day in Virginia. Fresh [...]
Celebrate BeautifulRVA Community Storytelling: Eden's Community Garden Eden’s Community Garden Psalms 24:1 by Lauren Francis The former Winn Dixie building on Broad Rock Boulevard sat empty [...]
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Organizations such as the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority, as well as state and local governments, constantly pursue treatment options because what helps one user may not work well for another. Seaman said every resource is considered as a potential avenue for long-term recovery — even gardening.
A vacant lot on St. Peter Street blighted the Gilpin Court neighborhood for decades. Overgrown grass invited debris. Most residents paid little attention to the lot, until Lillie A. Estes recognized its potential.
The disparity dividing the twin cities of Richmond and RVA is vividly seen in the availability, or lack thereof, of fresh food.
May 26th, 2017
The last few months have been a whirlwind, as the Garden launched and wrapped up its first training cohort of Ginter Urban Gardeners. I think back to conversations in 2014, when wise friends pondered together “what would it take to create a more enabling environment for community urban greening initiatives?”
Oct 31st, 2016
One way the Richmond Region is approaching sustainable change is by working collaboratively for greater, collective impact. From food policy, to transportation, to healthy lifestyles, to workspaces, to poverty and to early childhood education, we can see collaboration isn’t a new thing for our region.
NOV 27TH, 2013
There are so many reasons to be grateful this season, among them the solid enthusiastic response from nearly 50 folks who attended the Beautiful RVA meeting last Wednesday to discuss the potential for a community-based beautification initiative.
OCT 4TH, 2014
Cities across the country are realizing the social, environmental and economic benefits of increasing green space.