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Canada: Urban gardeners to double size of north-end Dartmouth farm, Nova Scotia

Volunteers help at the north-end Dartmouth community farm Sunday. (Steve Berry/CBC)

‘I’m here every chance I can be here. I love it,’ says community farmer

By Susan Bradley
CBC News
May 28, 2017

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“Those beds are for individuals or families from the community so they can come out and grow food for their own household,” Dickey said.

“We’ve had really great participation. We actually have a wait list for the family plots. Now we’ll be able to add an additional six to 10. That’ll mean some of those folks on the wait list can get a plot. But we’ve also had great participation in helping us maintain the farm rows that grows food for the centre.”

The second annual Gardening Party was part of an ambitious three-year plan for the 20,000-square foot field located just outside the Community Food Centre on Primrose Street. The centre opened about 18 months ago.

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