Past Projects

The fountain at Nevin Park in Easton, Pennsylvania

May 10, 2014

Making Good Spaces into Great Places: Nevin & Eddyside Parks; Fall’13 -Spring’14

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Client: Easton College Hill Neighborhood Association, sponsored by Northampton County Council   Goals for the project are to present viable possibilities to make two neighborhood parks great, including steps aimed at: Improved aesthetics Greater cohesiveness between the parks Enhanced interaction among neighbors The parks becoming destinations Continuing park improvement     Students Erin Townley (‘14): […]

Tomatoes and cucumbers sit in bins with customers in the background

December 10, 2013

On the Road to Better Health: Diversifying Diets in the West Ward; Spring’13 – Fall’13

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Client: West Ward Neighborhood Partnership (a program of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley) Objectives: Determine economical, convenient, and sustainable ways to increase access of produce to West Ward residents Areas of Consideration: Evaluate effectiveness of summer 2013 vegetable distribution program How to sustain Vegetables in the Community (VIC) model for future summers […]

Someone holds a trout above a body of water

May 10, 2013

Trout Farming: Weather, Economic and Environmental Sustainability; Fall’12 – Spring’13

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Client: Country Springs Farm; sponsored by the Due Family   The goal of this Tech Clinic, which which was completed in May, 2013, is to provide recommendations to the Due family that enable Country Springs Farm to become a business that is socially desirable, economically feasible and environmentally viable. This is a continuation of a […]

A row of plants in plastic containers

December 10, 2012

Plowing Food Deserts In the West Ward: Sowing Seeds for a Healthy Future; Spring’12 – Fall’12

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Client: West Ward Neighborhood Partnership (a program of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley) This clinic which completed their project in December, 2012 focused on finding ways of improving access to fresh produce in the West Ward of Easton a area of the city considered to be a food desert. As stated in […]

Someone holds a trout above a body of water

May 10, 2012

Fishing for Solutions: Trout Farming in the Slate Belt: Fall’11- Spring’12

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Client: David and Rhonda Due: Country Springs Farm Identification of Objectives Explore options for making fish farming in the Slate Belt more efficient, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective Develop prospective ideas which may be applied specifically to David and Rhonda Due’s Country Springs Farm Pursue development of associated products that could be manufactured in the Slate […]