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THE CONTENT IN THIS PAGE WAS BROUGHT FROM THE Urban Farm Tour PAGE. THE MOVE WAS DONE FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES AND TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE 2009 UFT PLANNING.

The Carrboro Greenspace is organizing Carrboro's first Urban Farm Tour. The eventy is scheduled for July 13, 2008.

  • 2008 Urban Farm Tour

Urban Farm Tour:

  • An event engaging with places that have urban farming in Carrboro. Urban farming includes things like vegetable and herbal gardens, bee-keeping, chickens, larger scale water catchment, vermicomposting….
  • Highlighting these spaces will encourage cross-pollination between the spaces and will promote ‘urban farming’.
  • Types of participation during one day event.
    • Spaces as Open House/Garden
    • Spaces with skillshares
    • Spaces with food and/or drinks

d. Event Program and map (collaborate with CARRBORO FREE PRESS?) i. Schedule of skillshares, food and/or drinks ii. Map bringing to light the existence of ‘urban farms’ in Carrboro iii. 3 articles about issues relating to urban gardening. e. Celebration at end of day i. Where ii. What

Spaces participating

Houses

Committed

  • 200 E. Poplar (Garden, Chickens, vermicomposting, Bees, water catchment)
  • Chris Guidry House (Water Catchment, Chickens, Garden)
  • Coop House (Water Catchment, Garden)

Not yet invited

  • Bog (Water Catchment, Chickens, Garden)
  • Northside/rosemary family (Garden)

Community Gardens

Not yet Invited

  • CCGC @ MLK (Water Catchment, Garden)
  • OCPYC (Carrboro Elementary & MLK(Water Catchment, Garden)

Other organizations participating

Not yet invited

  • Blue bikes – for getting around

When

Saturday, September 13

Who

==Invitations== – Identify potential interested spaces and invite ===Applications=== – Have application online for anyone to apply

How

Document event

  • Photograph: manchaulk
  • Map: Randy Dodd (GIS), Tim Stallman? (or reccomendation)
  • Call out to Durham documentary film institute

Promotion

  • During Weaver Street Fundraising event on Thursday, September 4th
  • Flyers
    • For event (Large Scale Poster)
    • More immediate for soliciting participants
  • Website – Update with information
  • Publicity in Publications
      • ‘Act Now’ Independent weekly
      • Carrboro Citizen
      • Herald Sun
      • Chapel Hill News
      • Carrboro Radio (Solar Guys)
      • WCHL garden Hour
      • Carrboro Free Press
        • Collaborate with articles and map?
      • Treehugger
      • 360.org
      • Ecofoot print DONE
    • Banner at end of Estes
  • Listserves
    • SURGE
    • Abundance foundation
    • FLOW
    • NC Powerdown
    • CCGC
    • Growing Small Farms
    • Carrboro Living Local Economies Task Force

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