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Take the Community Survey on Urban Farming in Vancouver

Hello all,

I've been involved in a year-long community research project on urban farming in Vancouver, and as part of it, the Vancouver Urban Farming Society has brought together a team of stellar community surveyors from across the City of Vancouver to collect valuable survey data from people in their neighbourhood on their perceptions and experiences of urban farming.

In addition to the work of our team of community surveyors – we are also circulating the survey online to try…

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Added by Shelby Tay on September 13, 2013 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Grist: Chicago’s urban farm district could be the biggest in the nation, by Lori Rotenberk

Source: http://grist.org/food/chicago-urban-ag-farm-district-could-be-the-biggest-in-the-nation/

A rendering of the planned urban farm district, which would run along the Chicago’s New ERA Trail.

Chicago’s Black Belt area, on the historic South Side, was once a hub for jazz, blues, and literature, but today is riddled with vacant lots, poverty, and blight. Now, a new plan…

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Added by Randy Chatterjee on November 15, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Grist: Why fixing up old homes is greener than building new ones

This old house: Why fixing up old homes is greener than building new ones

25 JAN 2012 6:49 PM…


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Added by Randy Chatterjee on January 26, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Sun Feature: My one-year crash course in subsistence gardening is over, by Randy Shore

Feature: My one-year crash course in subsistence gardening is over

 
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Added by Randy Chatterjee on October 2, 2011 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

"The World Needs More Canada" Critical Mass Bike Ride

"The World Needs More Canada" Critical Mass Bike Ride



Vancouver's Critical Mass Bike…
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Added by Kathie Wallace on February 26, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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Food

Local, organic, rural, and/or urban, food production is a mainstay of life, and doing it well leads to wellness. From farm to kitchen, discussions relating to food--and the community arising around it--belong here.

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Transportation

If you have to leave your village, how will you get where you want to go? By car? Preferably not, both for your wallet and the earth’s sake. This category is for all discussions relating to how we all get around.

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Housing

A human right? After food, most feel shelter is the most important necessity. A place of shelter is also the start of a community. This category is for all things relating to shelter, housing, affordable housing, homes, renewable heating systems, green buildings, heritage, and our built environment in general.

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