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North Vancouver city considers plan for farms on boulevards

Presentation to the City Council of North Vancouver: Edible Boulevards – Professional Urban Agriculture

Edible Boulevards – Professional Urban Agriculture in North Vancouver

By Kim Davis
The Vancouver Sun, 25 Jul 2009
Kim Davis is a Vancouver environmental affairs consultant.

UBC lab is ‘trying to create something that doesn’t exist anywhere else’

From the Victory gardens of the last century’s two world wars to the community-garden movement started in the 1970s, urban agriculture has played an important role in the security of the food supply.

Metro Vancouver is no stranger to the urban harvest. According to City Farmer, 44 per cent of Vancouver’s population is involved in some form of urban agriculture.

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July 25, 2009   1 Comment