NYC Green Maps + Climate Action

by Green Map System
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action
NYC Green Maps + Climate Action

Project Report | Dec 12, 2023
Looking ahead with Green Map NYC

By Wendy Brawer | Director

Greenmarket Radish, Carrot, Sunflower and Compost
Greenmarket Radish, Carrot, Sunflower and Compost

In this year of the multi crisis, recognizing where progress is being made is critical to our sense of wellbeing.

This is why mapping becomes more important each day. Assets can be called out that foster new ways to take part in the greening of your own community. Liabilities can become challenges that rally attention that addresses issues and empowers redress. Seeing the breadth of projects underway locally can be transformative for all.

This is also why your donations to Green Map are so important - your support to our global work and our own local NYC work is fundamental to our movement’s ever growing reach and impacts! Thank you for your generosity!

We are so glad to have taken part in several events this season that helped shape the Local Food Icons. This set is designed to spark new interest in the everyday choices we make about the things we eat and to highlight place-based options around food waste, healthy soil, and more - all of it makes local food a gateway to a better environment and climate. 

For those of you following the development of the Local Food icons, this project is now at a final culminating stage! It’s been fascinating to bring the draft set to public events and conferences and lots of important new concepts are now part of the set of 66 symbols related to production, enterprise, education, specialty topics and of course, the eating of Local Food. We had a terrific discussion with Mapmakers last week to make sure we truly covered all the bases.

Our thanks to all the donors to our microproject, which raised our spirits as well as provided funding for this new symbol set. Some of the money raised will go towards basic guides for using our new mapping platform in rural, low income and frontline communities. We think it’s so meaningful to be charting local food, we’ll be trying it ourselves, with a 2024 NYC Local Food for Climate Action Green Map. We'll be sharing the map as well as the methodology - you can follow the story here in the coming months.

Our best wishes for a peaceful holiday season and start to 2024! Thanks again for all your support in 2023! 

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Green Map System

Location: New York, NY - USA
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Twitter: @GreenMap
Project Leader:
Wendy Brawer
New York , NY United States

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