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A CSA in the City of Burnaby, BC

Sustainable ideas: Above, Dave Carlson in the garden of his home. Carlson runs Common Ground Community Farm in Burnaby, a community supported agriculture project. Photograph by Jason Lang.

Sustainable model of farming brings together growers and consumers

By Christina Myers
Burnaby Now
January 25, 2012


Last season, he grew dozens of different crops, from herbs to squash and everything in between, and had 17 members. He also sold produce at a number of local farm markets.

This year, he’s hoping to expand his membership to 60, particularly with residents in neighbouring communities like New Westminster, for the 20-week season.

And he may bring in some new “friends” as well.

“In the spring, I plan to get some goats and start making goat cheese, and maybe some chickens to get some eggs,” he said.

“I’ve always been into gardening; about five years ago I came in fourth for a residential garden award,” he said.

Read the complete article here.

1 comment

1 Christina { 01.26.12 at 12:08 pm }

Thanks for sharing it along and linking back to our page!