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One big step for big city farming

From Colleen Kimmett in The Tyee:

‘This is not a token thing. This is a real amount of food.’ SOLEfood Urban Farm’s two-acre operation in the heart of Vancouver, BC. Photo: Colleen Kimmett. (via The Tyee)

“Nearly 3,000 rectangular planter boxes, which stand out in varying shades of green and brown against a concrete parking lot, make for an impressive sight when viewed from high above on the Georgia Street viaduct.

Situated on Pacific Boulevard between the busy overpass, BC Place Stadium, and the bustling seawall at False Creek, SOLEfood Urban Farm’s newest (and, at two acres, its largest) site is a highly-visible sign that urban agriculture has arrived in Vancouver. Continue reading

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