What is sustainability and how do we define it for Buffalo Niagara? One Region Forward will seek to answer this question by looking at what the data tells us, asking the people of our region to define it through actions, and providing continuous educational offerings about our region’s emerging definition of sustainability.
Featured / What the Data Tells Us
Vacancy is often thought of as a city problem. However, as new development has sprawled over the last several decades, population has declined, and new home construction has vastly outstripped household formation vacancy has followed close behind – steadily affecting more suburban and exurban areas and eroding the sustainability of our entire region.
Featured / Test Your Sustainability IQ
Vacant homes bring a host of social, economic and environmental difficulties to the communities where they are situated. Vacancy is often thought of as a city problem. But is it?
As new development in Buffalo Niagara has sprawled over the last several decades, vacancy has followed close behind. So, is vacant housing really just a city problem?
Take the quiz to test your knowledge on some key trends of housing vacancy in the Buffalo Niagara region.
Featured / Sustainability in Action
Oles’ farm and community supported agriculture for the community
While much of our food comes from hundreds – sometimes thousands – of miles away, the furthest Oles’ goes to drop off his produce is about 25 miles.
Once a week throughout the growing year, shareholders of the Promised Land CSA receive a box of fresh produce from the Oles Family Farm in Corfu, NY.