Eastland Mall Redevelopment
PHASE 1 COMPLETE
WHAT: Supported the launch of a grass-roots, community oriented, redevelopment initiative targeting the Eastland Mall site in Charlotte, NC.
~ Garner support from stakeholders.
~ Develop a socially oriented, problem solving, economically viable, community informed and supported vision for the site.
~ Provoke investment interest, involvement, and future action.
RESULT: Mission accomplished for Phase I
East Corridor Redevelopment
WHAT: To redevelop and recycle a depressed and crumbling property asset into a productive and meaningful community asset.
HOW: Currently, Our Local is reaching out to its partners, surrounding residents, and relevant stakeholders to gain valuable input on how to best transform a decayed property into something that would be desirable and economically viable.
~ To improve the property by using an attractive, sustainable, and socially responsible business model.
~ To promote and otherwise physically manifest the vision of Our Local.
RESULTS TO DATE: A target property is now under contract and community outreach has started.
WHAT: Growing and promoting the mission of 100 Gardens: To use aquaponics as an platform for experimental learning and sustainable means of food production for the future.
HOW: Currently, Our Local is providing guidance, staff resources, and connection to meaningful partners along with other necessary resources that align with Our Local’s mission.
~To grow 100 Gardens as an organization and expand it’s impact, reach, and abilities.
RESULTS TO DATE: 100 Gardens is developing new meaningful partnerships, connections, and other valuable resources that will allow the organization to accelerate its evolution and fuel its growth.
WHAT: Incubating and accelerating an organization that is bringing an innovative consumer oriented aquaponics product to market.
HOW: Our Local is providing structure, guidance, staff, connection to meaningful partners, and funding along with other necessary resources that align with Our Local’s mission.
~ Accelerate market entry.
~ Enable business growth and market acceptance and adoption.
~ Promote awareness and re-connection to chemical-free, fresh foods, and nutrition.
~ Promote education and awareness of sustainable, water-efficient, food production methods.