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A Real Farm in North Vancouver, Canada

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The Bounty and Ethos of Loutet Urban Farm

Story and images by Drew Copeland
Edible Vancouver
June, 2016

Excerpt:

Since its inception, the farm has grown each year, producing 9,000 pounds of food and generating $42,000 in revenue in 2015. The money, although important for maintaining an economically viable project, is beside the point.

At its core, Loutet is exposing people to how food is grown. This includes direct interactions with consumers, volunteers and workshop attendees. Passersby walking their dogs or riding bikes on the trail alongside the farm often stop to ask questions, or just observe the farm in operation.

Read the complete article here. Skim through the digital edition to page 33.