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The Potential for Mobile Produce Vending in Toronto

Abstract: The Toronto Food Strategy is interested in exploring the potential for mobile vending to improve access to fresh produce in underserved neighbourhoods. Mobile produce vending could take many forms, but in

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Toronto’s Green Roof Policy and Urban Food Production

Abstract: This article highlights potential connections between Toronto’s Green Roof Policy and rooftop food production, suggesting both can be encouraged. It distinguishes between green roofs and rooftop gardening, discussing the

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Scaling Up Urban Agriculture in Toronto: Building the Infrastructure

Abstract: This report describes the current state of urban agriculture in the city and offers suggestions for action in five areas: increasing urban growers’ access to spaces for production;putting in

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Cultivating Potential: Planning for Urban Agriculture in Toronto’s Hydro Corridors

Abstract: While a rising number of urban farmers and gardeners are looking to grow food in cities, high-voltage transmission lines carrying electricity into Toronto hang over an area of undeveloped

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Nurturing Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Ontario

Abstract: This paper examines the structural, legislative, economic, and regulatory frameworks that have led to an Ontario food-processing sector that is inadequate for many small and medium-scale farmers. We review

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