top of page

Urban Harvest

Team Urban Harvest

Netheish.R.R , Sonali Kewat ,Medhawee Singh

Team Urban Harvest

About Urban Harvest

Urban Harvest is a dynamic platform designed to cultivate sustainable urban living by integrating local food sources with community engagement. It addresses crucial urban challenges, including food waste, lack of green spaces, and the disconnection from local food production. The platform encourages residents to participate in urban agriculture, exchange surplus food, and engage in educational activities that promote sustainability.

How We Built Our Solution

1. Conceptualization and Planning:

  • Community Needs Assessment: We began by assessing the needs of urban communities through surveys and workshops to understand the challenges they face in achieving sustainability.
  • Solution Design: Based on this feedback, we conceptualized Urban Harvest as a comprehensive platform that not only connects people with local food sources but also educates them on sustainable practices.

2. Technology and Development:

  • Website Development: We chose Wix to build our website due to its user-friendly interface and versatility. We selected a template that suited the nature of our project and customized it to fit our needs, ensuring it was visually appealing and functional.
  • Feature Integration: We integrated several key features, including:
    • Interactive Map: To show local gardens and food exchange points.
    • Virtual Marketplace: For users to list and exchange goods.
    • Educational Portal: Offering workshops and resources on sustainability.

3. Community Integration and Feedback:

  • Partnerships: We established partnerships with local farms, eco-friendly businesses, and educational institutions to provide content and services.
  • Community Engagement: We implemented forums and social media integrations to foster a sense of community and allow members to share experiences and tips.

4. Testing and Launch:

  • Beta Testing: We launched a beta version of our platform to a select group of users and gathered their feedback on usability and functionality.
  • Refinements: Based on the feedback, we made necessary adjustments to improve the user experience.

5. Ongoing Development and Scaling:

  • User Feedback: Continual collection of user feedback helps us to iterate and enhance the platform.
  • Scaling: We are planning to scale Urban Harvest to other urban areas, adapting the platform to meet local needs and challenges.

By focusing on a user-friendly digital interface and integrating essential community-driven features, Urban Harvest aims to make sustainable urban living accessible and engaging for everyone involved.

Pdf project description presentation

bottom of page