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Canada: Vancouver’s ‘Inner City Farms’ Partners with Home Owners and Local Businesses to Convert Front and Back Yards

We harvested some fine leaf lettuce, amongst other things. In this pic, one of our Urban Farmers, Suho, is flanked by the the Team Monday crew: Mike, Hailey and Vera.

Growing: Creole Garlic, Rojo De Castro; Rocambole Garlic, Russian Red; Purple Stripe Garlic, Shvelisi; Music Garlic (Musical)

From their websites.

Excerpt:

Inner City Farms(ICF) is a small urban farm in Vancouver made up of even smaller parts. Vancouver is built on unceded Coast Salish territory and our farms are built on private property within our city’s limits. None of the land farmed by ICF is owned by ICF. All of the space we have access to is provided to us my members of the community who believe in our project and see the our gardens as a positive contribution to the neighbourhood. As a result we never talk about “our land” we instead understand our farm as “our spaces”.

ICF urban gardens are working spaces. The look and feel of them changes and evolves seasonally as the light, warmth and rainfall levels cycle through the calendar. We are inspired to keep our spaces chemical free, ecologically diverse, production oriented and aesthetically pleasing. We understand that access to land in our home city is a significant privilege. We are committed to exercising that privilege with respect, ambition, joy and innovation.

Their Facebook page.

Their website.