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596 Acres of vacant public land in Brooklyn

596 ACRES is an interactive mapping service comparable with the one at farmingthecity.net that helps people locate vacant lots, case community groups organizing around vacant lots, clinic and community gardens in NYC. There is a great interface for users and a handy “street view” application. Aim of the organisation is to make communities aware of the land resources around them, remedy and in the long run a food sovereign city. 596 Acres refers to the amount of vacant public land in Brooklyn alone as of April 2010.

Posted on 06 March 2012 and filed under Uncategorized

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