Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.66
Liaison Stalin Espinal
Submission Date March 2, 2023

STARS v2.2

City University of New York, Brooklyn College
IN-47: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Carrie Sadovnik
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Environmental Health & Safety
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
BC Food and Resilience Gardens Hub

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:

The Center for the Study of Brooklyn launched the BC Food and Resilience Gardens Hub in July 2020 with the aim to promote and interconnect school and community gardens and gardeners with Brooklyn College faculty, staff, and students to conduct research and support projects that promote food sovereignty and socio-ecological resilience in Midwood/Flatbush and other neighborhoods across Brooklyn. The Hub is hosted by the Urban Sustainability Studies Program at BC and draws upon a range of faculty through the Center for the Study of Brooklyn.

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:

Pending for 2022 are student garden plots on campus by the Performing Arts Center native plants/butterfly garden.

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