Educate the community of proper safety procedures for used dropped syringes through a campaign online, flyers, meetings, etc. In addition, needle stations might prevent risk and it would be helpful to have them in areas where needles are commonly found. We could partner with the City, a homelessness services provider, or a drug recovery nonprofit [Read more…]
Develop a demonstration/model hydroponic community garden. Community gardens have always brought entire cities together and have improved the quality of life. We are aiming to take all of these advantages and improve upon them to better help the city of Lowell with its access to fresh produce year-round.
First, planting and harvesting can be done year-round meaning much more produce, especially during the off-season when it is most difficult to grow and buy. It also allows many more residents to have an opportunity to grow due to the increase in harvest cycles per year compared to the one [Read more…]
The current Lowell dog park is in a difficult-to-reach location and cannot permanently stay. We should research potential locations for a new dog park, and perhaps even do a day-long event in the space for dog owners and their dogs, serving drinks and food, to generate support for a new park. If a new dog park was [Read more…]