The Urban Patch's goal is to make the American inner city better.

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Our Projects


    Shortridge H.S. Learning Gardens

    Urban Patch is working with Butler CUE, Shortridge High School and other partners and volunteers to make improvements to the school's greenhouse and courtyard.

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    OASIS | Dollar Store Project

    Can we use a cluster of affordable general stores to promote healthy food access? This project seeks to turn a food desert into an urban oasis through partnerships, marketing and education.

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    Sunflower Mural

    The Articulture project is an effort to enliven the spaces of community awareness and involvement by using art to contribute to the unique character and cultural identity of the city.

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    Indy Redbud Project

    The Indy Redbud Project is a community identity + environment proposal that will over time help to unify the Mapleton Fall Creek neighborhood and help restore the urban tree canopy.

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    Stone Soup Kitchen

    The Stone Soup Kitchen will teach people in the inner city about food, nutrition and home economics through events, demonstrations and hands-on workshops.

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    St. Nicholas Miracle Garden (Harlem, New York City)

    The St Nicholas Garden is a new kind of urban community garden with a strong public presence on a well-trafficked corridor in Central Harlem.


    Delaware Project

    The Delaware Project is the preservation of a long-vacant Fannie Mae foreclosure home in the Historic Meridian Park neighborhood (National Register of Historic Places).

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    Park Garden

    The Park Garden is a new permaculture demonstration garden and open space with fruit trees, bushes and vines at 30th and Park Avenue in Mapleton Fall Creek's 20/21 LEED ND Community.

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    Indy Rain Gardens

    Many homes in the Fall Creek Watershed are prone to stormwater issues. The Indy Rain Gardens project will be a demonstration of on-site stormwater management.

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    Stone Soup Garden

    The Stone Soup Garden is a collaborative project with Fall Creek Gardens at 30th and Central Avenue to support their comprehensive urban gardening programs.

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