You can reclaim you front garden by planting privacy screens which also help reduce pollution, enable people to open curtains and get more fresh air. When the area is well protected, children can play in these spaces, you can greet the neighbours and birds and small animals can be encouraged to visit. This brings a family closer to nature and closer to their community. You can use berms, trees, shrubs, hedges and fencing to create beautiful useful spaces.
Here is a visual comparison of the eggs from our poultry, for the effort invested the geese give very little back except security whereas the silkie chickens are low impact, obedient and provide a good supply of eggs. They will eat most kitchen scraps and weeds if you train them when they are young.
Spot the edible plants in our front garden, these plants are accessible by our neighbours and visitors and this makes sharing easier. When we share we get a lot in return and this makes our life more interactive and cooperative.