Info & Ideas

FOOD PEACE & JUSTICE

Author, Activist, & Chef Bryant Terry’s website

Peace through Pie spreading peace one piece at a time

Toni Tipton Martin’s website and blog The Jemima Code

EARTH WORK

The Landscape and Human Health Laboratory (LHHL) is a multidisciplinary research laboratory dedicated to studying the connection between greenery and human health.

City of Austin Rain Gardens Site — http://www.austintexas.gov/creeksidestory

Austin Permaculture Guild — http://www.austinperm.com/

Definition of Permaculture.  Wikipedia explanation of the sustainable design philosophy and practice with links to other great sources.

SUSTAINABILITY

Green is the New Black student group at Huston-Tillotson University

The Dumpster Project

Sustainable Food Center

National Wildlife Federation Eco Schools USA

City of Austin Wildlife Austin Habitat Stewards

City of Austin Office of Sustainability & Sustainable Food Policy Board

Austin Independent School District Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee

SOCIAL CONTEXT

Outlier: The Case of Austin’s Declining African American Population  Issue brief by Dr. Eric Tang of the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis of the University of Texas at Austin outlining causes for low and decreasing numbers of African Americans living in Austin, Texas with a view toward policy solutions to address those causes.

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