Dave Wortman discusses the green maps project where map out green areas in towns and cities that promote farmer's markets, locally produced goods, natural food restaurants and environmentally sustainable businesses.
All green maps, including Sustainable Calgary 2001's Calgary, Alberta, green map shown on this map use a set of icons developed by collaborators around the world.
COURTESY OF GREEN MAP SYSTEM
Heeley City Farm in Sheffield, England, hosted a community gathering to begin the process of creating their map. Green maps from many locations were displayed for inspiration.
PHOTO: SCOTT FLETCHER
Green Map System founder Wendy Brawer reviews University of the Arts' student projects, including their Philadelphia green map printed as a sandwich wrapper.
Some green map projects have developed print versions of their maps, while others, like Pittsburgh's map in this image, are entirely web-based, letting the user zoom in on features of interest, or allowing frequent updates of the map with new information.