The Smith Lab "Pop-Garden" Project

Through productive use of the university’s resources, both land and people, the InFACT program aims to pioneer new physical, ecological and cultural models of food systems that promote health while balancing technology, ecological capacities, economics, justice and equity as our primary responsibility to each other and the world. Recognizing that change begins at home, InFACT seeks to work with campus partners to rethink use of productive land on the Ohio State campus.

InFACT has partnered with GrOSU, Sustainable Growing Club at Ohio State, Knowlton School of Architecture, Department of Anthropology and OSU Landscape Services to create the Smith Lab "Pop-Garden" Project, consisting of two 20x20 plots on the 18th Avenue side of the building that will soon display crops that can serve as food, pollinators and for aesthetics.

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