Miles Park Community Sunflower Garden, Reimagining a More Sustainable Cleveland Project

9202 Miles Park Ave
Cleveland
OH 44105

Miles Park Community Sunflower Garden, Reimagining a More Sustainable Cleveland Project

Community GardenEnvironmental EducationGardenCleaned-Up/Rebuilt SiteAlternative Health Resource

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Project team

Lead: The Union Miles Green Team (UMGT).

Partners: Union Miles Development Corp.; KNOWLEDGE Youth Organization; Miles Park Elementary.

Project description and goals

The project proposed is the Miles Park Community Sunflower Garden. The goals include: beautification through the transformation of a vacant lot; site remediation via the toxic-abating capacities of sunflowers; education through a learning lab for local classrooms about phytoremediation; community involvement; and utilizing the garden’s completion as a first step toward implementing the Green Team’s sustainable land use strategies for the Union Miles neighborhood.

About ReImagining a More Sustainable Cleveland:
Re-Imagining Greater Cleveland is a pragmatic, data driven strategy for the management and reuse of vacant properties in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. The initiative builds on the work began in the 2007 Re-Imagining a More Sustainable Cleveland study, which was led by nonprofit community development organization Neighborhood Progress, Inc. (NPI) and Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative.

For more information about ReImagining a More Sustainable Cleveland visit http://www.gcbl.org/reimagining.

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