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United Nations: Vancouver’s ‘City Farmer’ One of Seven Small-Scale Urban Agriculture Initiatives Featured at UN Secretariat Building in New York!

See City Farmer’s submission exhibited at the United Nations. Click image to see larger file.

Out of the many submissions received from across the Americas, seven have been selected to be featured in a print exhibit showcased at the UN Secretariat

United Nations Food Gardens Facebook
Nov 1, 2017
(Must See. Mike)

Our “Feed Your City – a showcase of small-scale urban agriculture initiatives in the Americas” exhibit is up in the UN Secretariat lobby. Please stop by and learn more about some of the many wonderful community gardens across North, Central and South America committed to sustainability, community and connection between people and planet!

We are very excited and happy to announce that the selection for the first annual Feed Your City showcase has officially been completed! Out of the many submissions received from across the Americas, seven have been selected to be featured in a print exhibit showcased at the UN Secretariat starting today, 30 October!

These submissions, along with another six qualifying submissions, will be published on the UN Food Gardens website and shared through social media in recognition of their outstanding efforts to further sustainable urban agriculture and community involvement! A special thank you to UN-HABITAT, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Food Programme for participating in the review and selection panel.

Print exhibit:

North America

462 Halsey Community Farm – Brooklyn, New York, USA – www.462halsey.com

Kelly Street Garden Bronx – The Bronx, New York, USA

City Farmer’s ‘Demonstration Garden’ – Vancouver, Canada – www.cityfarmer.info and http://www.cityfarmer.eco

South America

Plantando e Aprendendo – Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil – (Casa do Bom Menino)

Horta Das Corujas – Vila Beatriz, São Paulo, Brazil – https://www.facebook.com/groups/hortadascorujas/

Horta Comunitária de Calçada Cristo Rei – Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

Central America

Huerto Urbano La Arboleda – San José, Costa Rica

See United Nations ‘Feed Your City’

Their Facebook page.