On April 27, the Cornell University chapter of the Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) ran a free showcase at the garden. There, they installed 10 eco-friendly sustainable planters at the main entrance and within the garden. Read more here.
Cornell University chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) invited the Ithaca community to enjoy a day of outdoor fun at Ithaca Children’s Garden on Saturday, April 27. Read more here.
Over 30 students from the Rochester Institute of Technology gathered together to construct a rainwater collection system at the First Market Farm, a community garden at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and First Street.
The students, all members of the RIT chapter of the Engineers for a Sustainable World, built a grid of troughs and pipes leading to a series of drums able to hold 930 gallons of rainwater. The idea of the water reserve system is to reduce reliance on city water as well reduce costs of pumping water to that location.
The Rochester Institute of Technology chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW), launched of the first rainwater collection and watering system for the gardening and greenhouse at the First Market Farm on Saturday.
The event featured the rainwater collection project, which is a designed and built irrigation system that holds a 930-gallon reserve of water for year-around access.