The wild and wayward life of a tiny, disproportionately lively square of parkland in Toronto's west end has a lesson to teach us about the rewards of relinquishing control.
We must harness and amplify homegrown local creativity to enhance urban ecologies and make communities more livable and resilient. Smart urban innovations should be scaled up, shared and adapted.
Mar 22, 2014
Blessed Cardinal Newman high School
100 Brimley Rd South ( south of Kingston Rd)Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Learn how to live more sustainably, exchange seeds with other seed savers, buy heirloom and organic seeds or join a workshop on composting or growing food in small spaces.
Lori Theresa Waller
Former labour beat reporter Lori Waller explains the great potential of the urban food movement to make neighbourhoods more like communities.
Do you have some vacant space in your community? Why not put a community garden on it! Here are the steps to get you started on your new project.
Some of Windsor's most vulnerable citizens are benefiting from a community garden that's been churning out fresh, local organic produce for the last several years.
Urban gardening is easier than you think!
City council wants to remove two remnants of a never-completed highway system in Vancouver’s downtown core. But, in the process, two long-standing community gardens are threatened with demolition.
On May 1, 2012, the first seeds were planted at Queen's Park by a movement partly drawn from the wider Occupy movement called Occupy Gardens.
Matt and Heather show us around their urban garden at the University of Toronto, including its agricultural system, fertilizer system and various crops.