Tag archive for urban agriculture

Debbie Field’s Big Idea

Debbie Field, the executive director of FoodShare, has a big idea for how to make Toronto a better place to live: Put food first in urban planning and social policy “Imagine

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Fresh City Farms

Fresh City Farms

              Local Food Hero 2012 Fresh City Farms shows leadership in fresh food ideas, seeking creative partnerships and demonstrating initiative in bridging food-makers with consumers. They are located in Downsview Park

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Composting in Toronto: Closing the Urban Food Waste Loop

Abstract: This paper will argue that decentralized, community-managed composting should be supported by provincial and municipal governments, as it is a viable accessory to centralized programs, and can be an effective method for reducing organic

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Designing for Food and Agriculture: Recent Explorations at Ryerson University

Abstract: Recently, architecture faculty and students at Ryerson University in Toronto, and at a number of other universities, have been exploring the  role that planners, landscape designers, and architects can

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Community Supported Agriculture in the City: The Case of Toronto

Abstract: Community supported agriculture (CSA) projects, previously viewed primarily as rural enterprises, are now starting to appear in cities, including Toronto. Urban CSAs address the new food movement’s objectives as

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