• Following panel discussions on urban and open space issues “table talks” attracted over 100 individuals to develop plans for “moving from ideas to actions” in order to implement the ideas from the various EnvisionLV reports. Notes were collected; the finalized notes acquired are attached.
  • Post-it note ideas collected towards the end of the meeting and transcribed into a word document.
  • Notes for Congressional Hearing as of 11/23/14, as taken by Joyce Marin of RenewLV
  • The Water Fountain Project has assembled to call attention to the matter of wealth disparity by race in our community. It is comprised of a cross-section of leaders from the Lehigh Valley's most successful corporations, organized and staffed by the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the sustainable communities program known as Envision administered by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.
  • The Lehigh Valley has six food deserts. Envision Lehigh Valley is seeking to address these fresh food access issues through its partnership with Buy Fresh Buy Local and the Fresh Food Access Plan.
  • Community garden map and details of each location
  • Envision Lehigh Valley held 30 different public meetings and surveyed over 1,100 community members between July 2012 and January 2013. Read the summary of these public outreach efforts!
  • Vision Statement: The Lehigh Valley is committed to a healthy, sustainable local food system that recognizes and strengthens the interdependent relationships between individual food sectors (from production to waste disposal) while improving access to nutritious, fresh foods for all residents, promoting health, protecting our agricultural assets and natural resources, supporting our local farmers, and contributing to the economic well-being of this region.
  • The Greater Lehigh Valley chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local (BFBL-GLV) has released a study, which counters the popular perception that prices at farmers’ markets are more expensive than at grocery stores.
  • This final report of the Envision Lehigh Valley project includes 31 goals to make the Lehigh Valley more sustainable. This document will inform the revision and update to the region's comprehensive plan in 2015 and 2016.
  • The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission projections of future population growth in Lehigh and Northampton counties for use in the regional comprehensive plan.
  • The Lehigh Valley Community Platform provides information on all tax exempt organizations in order to assist individuals in locating services and programs as well as grant makers and those wishing to volunteer, contribute, and or collaborate with organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Lehigh Valley.
EnvisionLV 3-24-14 - Buy Fresh Buy Local LV
EnvisionLV 3-24-2014 - Community Conversation Highlights
Lehigh Valley Mirror
LVPC Regional Planning Dinner + Community Awards
10/23/2014 5:30:00 PM
Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall
Summit for Smart Growth and Sustainable Communities
12/5/2014 8:00:00 AM
Hotel Bethlehem
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