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.