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‘The Need To Grow’ Documentary

The Need To GROW follows innovators of low and high tech solutions to help localize food and regenerate our planet’s dying soils.

By Rob & Ryan
Earth Conscious Films
Nov 1, 2016


Many documentaries before us have done an amazing job highlighting the problems we currently face on this planet. But focusing only on overwhelming environmental issues can feel paralyzing.

‘The Need To Grow’ acknowledges that there is no one magic solution, but we must look at the food industry as a holistic system!

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Urban Agriculture Takes Prominent Role in Toronto High-rise Development

The Daniels Corporation project in Mississauga is transforming the face of a community which is already home to the summertime ‘The Backyard Farm & Market.’

For residents, the garden plots are designed to provide the same dual benefits of community-building and urban agriculture benefits as the neighbouring farmers market.

By Stefan Novakovic
Urban Toronto
Oct 24, 2016


As the Daniels Corporation’s new community continues to take shape, urban agriculture amenities will continue to be part of the mix. While conclusive details about the last townhouse phase of the project have yet to be announced, the distinctively shaped Arc—entering into construction late this year—will feature a collection of community garden plots on the 4th floor terrace. Meanwhile, the farmer’s market will be moved to its permanent home on the public plaza fronting the tower.

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