Thursday, January 9, 2014 | Community-Owned Solar Gardens Make Waves

It's like a community garden, but with solar panels!

Photo: Abi Skipp/Flickr
Photo: Abi Skipp/Flickr
For years now, communities have been taking advantage of public lots to built community gardens, allotments, and other community spaces where those without room to garden at home can have a place to do so. These initiatives have been extremely successful in many regions, helping people stabilize their food supply, get more fresh fruits and vegetables, connect directly with their food, and get out and about. So it's not surprising to see the tactic applied to farming other things. Like, say, electricity.

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