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Smart Growth Ambassadors

  Smart Growth Ambassadors   Are you interested in learning about smart, sustainable growth? Do you have input on how our city uses our natural resources? Do you want Lexington to build more affordable homes in walkable neighborhoods with increased access to transportation options? If so, we hope you’ll consider joining our Smart Growth Ambassadors...

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Keeneland Bluegrass International Cup & Evening in the Gardens

For the 15th year, Fayette Alliance and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation will join forces to present the Keeneland Bluegrass International Cup at breathtaking Mt. Brilliant Farm, as well as the 10th Annual Evening in the Gardens the evening prior. More than 600 people attend these annual events to support our world-class city, farms, and healthcare in Lexington, Kentucky.

Grow Smart Academy 2.0

We invite Citizens' Planning Academy alumni, plus guests and prospective Grow Smart Academy attendees, to join Fayette Alliance for an evening of conversation with local land-use experts, networking, and local issue discussion at our Grow Smart Academy 2.0 (formerly CPA 2.0) events.

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Tree Week 2021: Trees, Horses, and Our Extraordinary Landscape

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 1-2:30 pm  Location: Mill Ridge Farm – 2800 Bowman Mill Rd, Lexington, KY 40513 Join Fayette Alliance for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience a historic tree tour at Mill Ridge Farm in Fayette County! The tour will be led by arborist Horst Schach, a professor in Landscape Architecture at the University...

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Fayette Alliance Celebrates 15 Years of Service

ayette Alliance, a Lexington land use non-profit, is proud to celebrate its 15th year advocating for sustainable growth in Lexington-Fayette County. Founded May 2, 2006 to address community issues like urban sprawl, a need for focused infill and redevelopment, overflowing sewers, and the protection of our productive rural farmland, Fayette Alliance continues to promote smart growth through advocacy, education, and research. 

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Grow Smart in Your Neighborhood!

What does Smart Growth mean? What does it look like in your neighborhood? Join Fayette Alliance for a discussion on how growing Lexington in a sustainable and equitable way makes an impact on our everyday lives. We know that updating our city’s policies on how we use our land can change lives for the better,...

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Grow Smart 101

Grow Smart 101 is a free, four-week program created by Fayette Alliance, designed to educate UK students on land-use planning and its relationship to our community’s economic development, environment, and quality-of-life and empower them to be active citizens. Local community leaders and experts speak on issues ranging from our infrastructure, like transportation and sewer systems,...

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Mornings With Planning- Infill and Redevelopment: Lexington’s Responsible Growth & Evolution

Fayette Alliance Executive Director will be a panelist on “Mornings with Planning”  Infill and Redevelopment: Lexington’s Responsible Growth & Evolution Wednesday, January 6, 2021 In response to the pandemic, the Division of Planning has begun a new initiative called the Uncommon Commons. They are producing digital and virtual materials that can be accessed from anywhere, to...

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Rare OFC 1993 Bourbon Raffle

Enter to win a bottle of ultra-rare, 25-year-old OFC 93 Bourbon, made under the watchful eye of legendary Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee.  This raffle has ended. The raffle drawing will be at 4 PM on November 4th. To watch, please go to the raffle website or to Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/TheFayetteAlliance. Just 822 bottles...

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2020 Voter General Election Guide

CivicLex and Fayette Alliance have partnered with eleven local community organizations to provide a voter information center for the upcoming 2020 elections in Lexington-Fayette County, available online at Lex.Vote. This voter center includes a ballot generator based on address, a candidate questionnaire distributed to the all LFUCG Council candidates (for both contested and uncontested seats),...

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