LA Open Acres Project Launch

Last week, we started our partnership with C-Lab and Community Health Councils in Los Angeles with a research trip that included a Vacant Land Summit. A recap from the summit and a description of the project’s next steps is [...]

596 Acres Building Tools for Garden Justice in Philadelphia

In January we announced that we were starting work with the Garden Justice Legal Initiative (GJLI) of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia to custom-build an online tool for the Philadelphia land stewardship community. Today, we are pleased to [...]

Teach. Imagine. Grow.

Download the 596 Acres curriculum (PDF). A land access advocacy curriculum and educational tool by 596 Acres. 596 Acres is a public education project aimed at making communities aware of the land resources around them. With the twin goals [...]

Earth Day Thoughts from 596 Acres

For Earth Day this year, we have one simple request: don’t volunteer. To be sure, shoveling dirt for a couple hours is nice, planting one tree does have a lifetime of impact, and picking up litter on the beach [...]

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