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Unusual Chinese vegetable grows in city backyard

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“Orsun” – an unusual Chinese vegetable

My friends have a large, productive, backyard food garden in Richmond, B.C. One vegetable they grow is most unusual and delicious. At dinner the other night, I asked my generous hostess to tell me about this Chinese vegetable, which she both grows and cooks. They call it “Orsun” in Mandarin.

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July 20, 2009   Comments Off on Unusual Chinese vegetable grows in city backyard

Backyard Growing and Selling in Vancouver

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CTV News report
July 20, 2009

Many people in Vancouver grow their own food in pots or in community gardens. But some businesses are putting those small plots together for a big harvest.

Kitsilano Farms website here.

CityFarmBoy website here.

Southlands Farms website here.

FarmCity website here.

July 20, 2009   Comments Off on Backyard Growing and Selling in Vancouver