Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.29
Liaison Holly Andersen
Submission Date March 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bennington College
IN-47: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Helping Community Gardens in the City

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

Prita Lal spoke about her chapter in the newly edited volume A Recipe for Gentrification: Food, Power, and Resistance in the City, which was based on her doctoral research that focused on the relationship between urban agriculture and gentrification in New York City. Lal's research complicates notions of gentrification as being more than simply the displacement of Black, Latinx and other historically marginalized communities, but about the appropriation of community-built resources such as the community gardens started by these long-time residents. Her talk will also explore the possibilities of Community Land Trusts as sites of resistance to gentrification.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :

The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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