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FRUITFUL

COMMUNITIES

Better landscapes. Better jobs. Better communities.

The Roots Down Fruitful Communities Initiative works with state, county, and local governments, and mid-sized developers to establish regenerative food systems through planning and design consulting, training, permaculture education, and ongoing community outreach.

Foundational Planning

We start by helping your community better understand how your public space can be used to provide fresh, nutritious food for your citizens. We do stuff like:

WHAT WE DO
  • Grant sourcing & submission

  • Developing campaigns

  • Examining existing community resources

  • Working with government departments to draft plans for programs

Policy Development

We work with you to create policies that will keep the momentum going.

WHAT WE DO
  • Reviewing existing

  • Vision-casting for community workshops and onboarding

  • Drafting policy templates

Landscape Development

This is where we help transform your unproductive public spaces into amazing, regenerative landscapes for food growing.

WHAT WE DO
  • Assessing land access and existing community landscapes

  • Assessing of public works operations and onboarding government departments

  • Determining funding opportunities

  • Designing Productive Urban Landscapes (PUL)

  • Hosting community input Sessions

Education

We create and host educational workshops and outreach for your community so everyone can get involved in building a more productive urban environment.

WHAT WE DO
  • Developing community workshops

  • Hosting community input sessions

  • Leading Farm to School Programming

  • Distributing gathered resources to all relevant parties

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See how we can make your community more fruitful!

Reach out for a free conversation about your community's needs and a Fruitful Communities proposal.