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Vancouver’s Street Farms: Germinating Seeds and Hope

Vancouver’s Street Farms: Germinating Seeds and Hope

Street Farm - Growing Food, Jobs and Hope on the Urban Frontier By: Michael Ableman Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016 Paperback, 256 pages $41.95 Fragility and strength. In Michael Ableman’s latest book, Street Farm - Growing Food, Jobs and Hope on the Urban Frontier,...

Growing up

Growing up

Visiting a farm no longer constitutes a meandering drive down country roads, air infused with manure. The face of farming is ever changing and popping up unexpectedly in city centres, where horns are heard more than bird sound. High-rise farming initiatives are making...

Taking a look at Tree Canada

Taking a look at Tree Canada

For the past 25 years, Tree Canada has been raising money and awareness of the importance of trees, not just for nature, but for the quality of human lives as well. “We are constantly trying to educate communities on the importance of urban forests,” says Richard...

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