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City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots

Published on July 30, 2014 | Environmental Research Web

For example, in York, UK, an "edible map" reveals that there is garlic mustard and horseradish growing in abundance alongside the river, and plums will be available on a tree in a street in Osbaldwick by August.

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Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles through the suburbs and into rural communities.

Published on July 29, 2014 | Yahoo! News

by: Willy Blackmore

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Urban Agriculture in NDG: Growing Community, Feeding Minds

Wed, 2013-10-23 12:00 - 13:30
Education Building : Room 233, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

A “Meet the Neighbours!” Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Community Education, Research, Knowledge Production and Social Change, with Lauren Pochereva, Project Manager, Ça pousse!, Educational Garden Service, Action Communiterre

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Contact: Aziz Choudry
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Office Phone: (514) 398-2253
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