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A guide to allotment gardens in Toronto

juliLeslie Street Allotment Gardens: Julie & Adam.

The garden on Leslie is the city’s biggest with 200+ plots available.

By Liora Ipsum
Blog TO
June 4, 2016

Excerpt:

Bishop Avenue, 190 Bishop Avenue
Cornell Campbell House, 3620 Kingston Road
Daventry, 19 Daventry Road
Four Winds, 20 Four Winds Drive
Givendale, 950 Kennedy Road
High Park, 1873 Bloor Street
Jonesville, 50 Jonesville Crescent

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New York Yankee players visit ‘Harlem Grown’ and help kids plant food gardens

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Eight New York players, as well as hip-hop group The Lox and Miss New York USA Serena Bucaj, made their way to Harlem to celebrate Harlem Grown which teaches children how to grow fresh fruits and vegetables at their seven locations across Harlem.

By Nick Suss
MLB.com
June 8th, 2016

Excerpt:

Bronx resident Tony Hillery, the founder of Harlem Grown, explained that he founded the organization when he was at a personal crossroads in 2009. After the recession, he wanted a career change and left his limousine business. He decided it was time he gave back to the community, and so he began volunteering at public schools in Harlem, where he became a favorite of the students.

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Fun, fashionable products for the urban agriculture enthusiast!

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See 18 photos of their new collection here.

Fluffy Layers offers exciting new designs and ideas for farmers everywhere.

Excerpt from Fluffy Layers website:

Company Bio: Fluffy Layers is an agriculture-fashion company headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland. With the resurgence of raising chickens and urban farming, Fluffy Layers provides unique designs and an innovative approach to utilitarian clothing. Its signature Egg Collecting Apron® offers a fashionable, fun, and functional way for chicken owners and their families to collect eggs each day. The apron keeps one’s hands free and doesn’t require a heavy and cumbersome basket during collection time.

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