Pedal Power

July 12, 2012
A sign at a farmers market

A sign at the U of I Sustainable Student Farm's Farmstand on the Quad

Lisa Bralts

Fresh produce usually travels from farm to market in a van or truck. Agriculture and architecture usually seem worlds apart. In this episode of In My Backyard, Lisa Bralts learns about a way urban farmers can get produce to market with a smaller carbon footprint, thanks to a collaboration between the U of I’s Sustainable Student Farm and a group of Architecture graduate students.