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Fresh Roots in Globe and Mail Honey Article

“This year, beekeeper Fred Davis, who manages hives in Toronto for Casa Loma and the Canadian Opera Company, has taken urban agriculture a step forward by introducing a community-supported agriculture (CSA) model to his growing business. His hive-share program helps to turn honey-lovers into virtual beekeepers.

It’s the latest in a line of innovative local food initiatives, such as Vancouver’s Fresh Roots Urban Farm, which grows produce in downtown schoolyard “market gardens” and sells it via CSAs, Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax, which is making productive use of post-demolition downtown land left empty, and Ontario’s Monforte Dairy, which sold multiyear CSA shares to raise funding to build its facility after being turned down for bank loans.”

Read the full article here!