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9 year old “Kid” reporter covers urban gardens in Vancouver


(Very cute. Mike)

She talks with Andrea Reimer, City Councillor

Kid reporter Tia, 9, reports on the Good Green News in the city of Vancouver – Find out why Vancouver helped bring over 400 community garden plots to the city!

November 15, 2011   Comments Off on 9 year old “Kid” reporter covers urban gardens in Vancouver

Karin Jager – City Farmer’s Poster

Almost 30 years ago Karin created our ‘Urban Gardens’ poster

How thrilling — to meet for the first time Karin Jager, whose beautiful poster has graced our office walls for three decades. Over the years, we’ve mailed this colourful rooftop vision out to hundreds of gardeners around the world. Many of them have told us how much they love it.

Karin was hired by Environment Canada in the early 1980’s to create a poster for us soon after she graduated from design school. Some years later she was hired by the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP) to design their logo, a masterpiece in my view, depicting a hand holding rice, maize and wheat. The idea that our tiny non-profit society is somehow related to the massive WFP is wonderful, – both organizations aiming to make food accessible to those in need.

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November 15, 2011   Comments Off on Karin Jager – City Farmer’s Poster