For decades, the trend has been a continuous loss of family farmers in Canada. But now individuals and groups working for food justice are providing alternatives to the corporate model of farming.
Today we launch a new column about agriculture and our relationships to food. It will look at food production issues that affect urban and rural dwellers alike.
Look out here's what's coming in global food megatrends including a new one: urbiculture.
Jan 28, 2015
The Gayety Theatre
161 Hurontario StreetCollingwood , ON
Canada44° 30' 1.026" N, 80° 12' 58.1436" W
A film that examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat.
Urban farmers are growing food in Canadian city centres. Can urban agriculture help fix our food system?
Urban gardening is easier than you think!
Cathy shows us red worms, her "composting crawlers," and various compost products. These worms take leftover organic waste and convert them into nutrient-rich soil that can be used for gardening.
Celebrate Earth Week by getting involved and learning more about the urban agriculture movement with these book selections.
The urban farming movement is gaining popularity.
In an effort to renew our connection to the food we eat and to confront an increasingly unsustainable global food economy -- the urban farming movement is gaining popularity in Vancouver.