The Architecture of Food Systems

Plans for the Good Shepherd Institute in Lindsborg, Kansas. Rendering by MASS Design Group.
The city center of Poughkeepsie, from Google Earth

Urban Communities, Food Access, and the Hudson Valley Design Lab

The Main Mall (left), and the parking lots and arterial roads that surround it (right). This Architect Magazine article about Poughkeepsie and the Hudson Valley Design Lab further details the path that led to the city’s current layout. Photos by Alexius Horatius on Wikimedia Commons, and Google Earth.
The HVDL storefront in downtown Poughkeepsie. Photo by MASS Design Group.
Farmland in Dutchess County, near Poughkeepsie. Photo by Daniel Case on Wikimedia Commons.
The Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch and surrounding fields in Lindsborg, Kansas, from Google Earth.

Rural Communities, Food Production, and The Good Shepherd Institute

99% of turkeys raised in the USA live in overcrowded factory farms (left). The Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch works with heritage breeds and free-range practices for healthier animals, people, and land (right). Photos by Mercy for Animals on Wikimedia Commons (left) and Jim Richardson (right).
Frank Reese with his turkeys. Photo by Jim Richardson.
Rendering by MASS Design Group.

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