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TELUS Unveils Toronto’s First Corporate Urban Community Garden

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Fourth floor rooftop garden

By Eric Novak
Envirodad
June 9, 2014

Excerpt:

On Wednesday June 4, 2014 during National Environment Week, TELUS unveiled Toronto’s first corporate urban garden to generate fresh, local, organic produce for charitable organizations in the Greater Toronto Area and TELUS team members. A launch for invited guests and media was held at TELUS House Toronto, a LEED Gold-certified development in the downtown core, and learned about the extensive sustainability work which was undertaken to bring this garden to life.

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A new Vancouver community garden takes shape in Olympic Village

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Photo by Michael Levenston. Click on image for larger file.

The new collaborative community Garden at Creekside (ie. Olympic Village) held its first build event this Saturday June 14.

This garden is collaboration with the city of Vancouver & Vancouver Park Board (approval and start-up funding), the Creekside Community Recreation Center (programming and stewardship), City Studio students (helping design and build the planters), World in a Garden (provided previous support), and the Environmental Youth Alliance (plant list and planning support). Also with the support of local volunteer residents.

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