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Unique urban agriculture container used for demonstration garden in Montreal

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Borough Mayor Russell Copeman in front of the Conserre. Click on image for larger file.

The project is aimed at promoting awareness of the potential of urban agriculture among citizens.

PR News Wire
July 20, 2015

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The Conserre is a container that was transformed into a demonstration garden in which various vegetables, fine herbs and edible flowers were planted on July 7. The project is aimed at promoting awareness of the potential of urban agriculture among citizens. The Conserre will remain at the Vendôme metro station until the fall of 2015. Every week, community education workers will be on site to maintain the garden and answers questions from citizens.

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July 25, 2015   Comments Off on Unique urban agriculture container used for demonstration garden in Montreal

Seattle Urban Farm Tour

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chiktourOriginal artwork by JoEllen Wang: joellenwang.wordpress.com

Our first annual Urban Farm Tour will feature some of the best urban farms here in West Seattle!

The Urban Farm Tour, August 8, will include all types of urban farming and homesteading like:

home fruit orchards
chicken coops for large and small flocks
beekeeping and a hive demonstration
edible gardening for large yards, small yards, patios and parking strips

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July 25, 2015   Comments Off on Seattle Urban Farm Tour

Photos: Vancouver couple celebrate ‘Plentifully Homegrown’

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Brilliant chard, plump carrots, tomatoes of all sizes, fragrant basil, butternut and spaghetti squash all but overflowed from the basket we carried proudly home.

By Laura Bancroft
Piper Winston
September 8, 2014

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There really is nothing like the taste of food made with homegrown produce. As Tyler and I travelled around the island a few weeks ago we made a stop in at his Aunt and Uncle’s home for our final night and were sent packing with loads of tasty, hearty vegetables. They live in a super sweet home on an acreage with horses, a plentiful garden, 2 pups and a new gaggle of baby chickens.

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