Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Notes from Meeting Two

RED 2 Meeting 2 – November 3, 2010

Quick summary of the relevant topics in what each person found:

Alex: urban agriculture, angled plant boxes on buildings

Lea: garden in city, city farmers

Stephan: agriculture, fish farmer, linked to volcano explosion, increased plankton, more fish, returned, fertilization; swine flu: killed pigs in Egypt, waste management issue because no more pigs, potential for natural waste management system

Kate: much water used for agriculture, re-examine how we farm, water taxes; inedible fish, toxins in great lakes, lack of sewage treatment, agricultural runoff

Evelyn: sustainable urban agriculture, create method of zero waste, waste management; farming in the city, skyscraper with farming, farming prototypes

Michelle: grey water, reusing water, exporting water

Paniz: bees, agriculture, farming in Zimbabwe, political and economic issues

Natalie: prison farms in Kingston, shut down

Vantar: waste management


Three topics will be:


Secondary: WATER, WASTE

Goal: To create a space, focused on agriculture, waste, and water in which we can apply our urban survival kit.

The next step: Go back to one of the entries you had, and pull out any elements and/or citations that we can apply to a space that will be a full manifestation of our urban survival kit.

Next meeting: Sunday, November 7, 2010. 6:00 pm. Meet in studio after handing in Project 4.

Michelle Duong. November 3, 2010. 10:45 pm.

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