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Home Kitchen Garden – in Italian

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By Sandra Longinotti
Maggio 2016

Home Kitchen Garden è un discorso aperto fra cucina e orto cittadino possibile, in una contaminazione continua fra gusto e lifestyle. Si parte dalla bellezza del fiore edule di alcune varietà orticole, spontanee e floreali che possono crescere anche in piccoli spazi urbani – sul davanzale di una finestra, sul balcone o in un piccolo giardino – per aprire un discorso più ampio su ogni specie.

Coltivazione, ricette, piccole idee living, curiosità e informazioni pratiche per piante comuni e molto diffuse come la Rosa o il Carciofo, così come per varietà meno conosciute, da cui lasciarsi sorprendere e ispirare. Ecco le quattordici varietà: Acmella, Amaranto, Begliuomini, Begonia, Borragine, Carciofo, Cipolla, Crisantemo, Finocchietto, Lavanda, Nasturzio, Rosa, Rosmarino e Viola.

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US graham cracker brand, Annie’s, has donated $100,000 to urban farmland project Gangsta Gardener in Los Angeles, California.

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Ron Finley has many titles: Fashion Designer, The Renegade Gardener, Guerilla Gardener, Gangsta Gardener, Head Trouble Maker but most importantly Revolutionary.

By Douglas Yu
Bakery and Snacks
Apr 6, 2017

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However, he is now facing eviction by city officials unless he can come up with $500,000 to purchase the property. Through his GoFundMe campaign, he has raised $485,000.

Annie’s president John Foraker told BakeryandSnack the company will “spread awareness and make noise” until the required funds are raised.

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Vancouver, BC, farmer told by city she can’t raise chickens on farmland

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Robin Friesen (left) and partner Jordan Maynard on their Vancouver farm. ARLEN REDEKOP / PNG

“I didn’t take (the bylaw officer) seriously. This is Agricultural Land Reserve land. I told him to go back and read the laws.”

By Glenda Luymes
Vancouver Sun
April 9, 2017

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But what Friesen and her partner Jordan Maynard didn’t know was that although their little piece of top-quality farmland in Vancouver’s Southlands neighbourhood is technically in the ALR, it is also subject to a condition that affects no other farmland in B.C.

According to the both the City of Vancouver and the Agricultural Land Commission, the ALR land in Southlands is governed by city bylaws on such things as noise, smell and the number of chickens a farmer can keep, rather than the provincial Right to Farm Act that normally governs ALR land. The provincial legislation allows farmers to keep livestock and tend crops that might irritate neighbours in an urban setting.

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