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Cancelled urban farm project bred bad relations in Vancouver’s Chinatown

chinatownThe rooftop of 211 East Georgia in Chinatown.

Rooftop farm troubles

Mike Klassen
in City Focus
May 6, 2010

Excerpt:

A cover story in the Vancouver Courier a few weeks back by respected writer Sandra Thomas announced a new “rooftop farm” that would make its home atop 211 East Georgia street. The project was reputedly the brainchild of a number of Downtown Eastside groups such as United We Can and B.O.B. (aka Building Opportunities with Business). It would take the top floor of a parkade owned by two local business people and grow food and create “green jobs” for the neighbourhood.

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