Tag Archives: cocoa

Eclectic downtown placemaking at its best


Here are some photographs I took of historic and charming downtown Cocoa Village in the heart of Cocoa, Florida. Cocoa Village is a terrific example of eclectic smaller city downtown placemaking at its very best, including: Streetscaping Pedestrian and bicycle … Continue reading

Posted in Active transportation, adaptive reuse, architecture, art, bicycling, branding, cities, civics, coffee shops/cafes, commerce, Cuisine, culture, density, downtown, economic development, economic gardening, entertainment, entrepreneurship, Food, fun, geography, historic preservation, history, Housing, infrastructure, land use, landscape architecture, marketing, new urbanism, placemaking, planning, product design, revitalization, Small business, spatial design, sustainability, theaters, third places, tourism, transportation, Travel, urban planning, walking, zoning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Cool surfing shops of Cocoa


While carvin’ a course in the Space Coast of Florida last week, which also happens to be home to the East Coast’s Surfing Capital in Cocoa Beach, I stumbled upon a radical line of footgear whose genesis was in the … Continue reading

Posted in Active transportation, advertising, architecture, bicycling, branding, cities, commerce, Communications, consumerism, culture, diversity, economic development, economic gardening, entertainment, entrepreneurship, environment, fitness, fun, geography, health, land use, marketing, nature, peace, placemaking, planning, product design, recycling, Small business, sports, sustainability, third places, tourism, Trade, Travel, walking, weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leading fair trade producer nations


Below is a list of the leading fair trade producer nations based on the number of fair trade certified producer organizations operating within that country during 2011. The total number of such producers (for all products with coffee, tea, and … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Asia, climate change, coffee shops/cafes, culture, diversity, economic development, economic gardening, entrepreneurship, environment, fair trade, food systems, human rights, land use, peace, planning, poverty, South America | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments