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Urban farming in the heart of the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver

SOLEfood grows food and lives on asphalt parking lots

Global TV
Aug 2, 2012

A public garden aimed to grow fruit and vegetables in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is changing the lives of the farmers who live there. Brian Coxford reports.

See SOLEfood’s website here.

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Hong Kong rooftop farm maintained by disabled gardeners

By Eva Tam
Wall Street Journal
Aug 4, 2012

A rooftop garden maintained by the intellectually disabled may be a new solution to a healthier and happier living in Hong Kong. The WSJ’s Eva Tam explains how this project can benefit one of the most densely-populated cities in the world.

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