Annah MacKenzie

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How London is Setting a New Standard for Market Cities

Why are cities like Barcelona and London investing in markets as critical infrastructure? Because they recognize their ability to strengthen local economies, promote physical health and sustainability, and foster deep social connections in the communities they serve.

January 31, 2019


A Man, a Plan, a Market: The Lighter Quicker Cheaper Transformation of a Rural Kentucky Main Street

How did the small Appalachian city of Corbin, Kentucky reduce its downtown vacancy rate from 40% to nearly 0% in only three years?

April 13, 2016


Beyond Food: Community Gardens as Places of Connection and Empowerment

Because of disputes over land, access to green space, and equal rights to the city, urban gardens have become a symbol of community activism and empowerment…

March 3, 2016


A Good Move for Flint: Relocating Public Market Improves Food Access

As the city of Flint, Michigan is still mired in the aftermath of the contamination of its water supply—a public health disaster that has left thousands of residents exposed to dangerous levels of lead—it’s encouraging to see evidence of positive health-related reinvestments in this Rustbelt city.

February 11, 2016

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