Douglass Sustainability Hub

Converting a vacant and blight property into an oasis directly in the middle of a food desert.


  • State: Tennessee
  • County: Shelby
  • Zip Code: 38114
  • Community: Orange Mound
  • Completion Date: In Progress


Development of a vacant, blighted lot where the T.O.P. team is working with the city planning department and other noteworthy city officials / community partners to convert the lot into an oasis in the middle of a food desert. Upon completion, the lot will serve as a semi solar-powered food rescue, food production, composting, and financial literacy center that will service hundreds of individuals / families and employ numerous local students on a weekly basis.