• City-bred farm workers
    Is your next employee working today on an urban farm in Toronto?   By Angela Lovell Country Guide Contributor Reading Time: 5 minutes Published: December 31, 2021 Fruit/Vegetables, Guide Business Jewel Gomes, an agronomist from the Philippines, experiments with plants from around the world in backyard trials. Photo: Supplied In cities like Vancouver and Toronto, urban farms are creating a new pathway…
  • East Vancouver students learn to grow healthy food
    GLOBAL NEWS HOUR AT 6 BC August 13 2021 9:45pm   School-age students learn the basics of growing healthy food in an urban environment. Then grow as leaders, learning how to prepare and sell it at pop-up markets. Neetu Garcha reports. Link to original article: https://globalnews.ca/video/8111922/east-vancouver-students-learn-to-grow-healthy-food
  • Veggies sold in Tri-Cities’ newest pop-up farmer’s market grown by Coquitlam youth
    Students are growing produce and native plants, and selling them at a pop-up market at Suwa’lkh School in Coquitlam. Diane Strandberg Aug 14, 2021 9:00 AM Some of the freshest veggies you’ll see this summer have been grown by youth who are learning about cultivating plants from seed at a former Coquitlam school yard-turned horticultural classroom….
  • FRESH ROOTS’ SUMMER FUNDRAISING DINNER ON AUGUST 19 IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD
    By Foodology | Date: July 23, 2021 | news category Growing schoolyard farms while growing community. Expanding on last year’s at-home fundraising event, Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society announces that this year’s Backyard Harvest Dinner with Friends will be held on August 19, 2021. The 2021 Summer Harvest Boxes will be filled with everything you’ll need to plate a beautiful…
  • FRESH ROOTS URBAN FARM SOCIETY CULTIVATES MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS THROUGH ITS ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER
    July 27, 2021 by MyVanCity FROM THE SCHOOL YARD TO THE BACK YARD, FRESH ROOTS URBAN FARM SOCIETY CULTIVATES MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS THROUGH ITS ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER Enjoy Fresh Roots’ summer fundraising dinner on August 19 in your own back yard Growing schoolyard farms while growing community. Expanding on last year’s at-home fundraising event, Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society announces…