Tag archive for urban agriculture

Urban Agriculture Priorities

In November and December 2016 the TFPC and TUG both hosted meetings on setting priorities for urban agriculture for Toronto. This was done reflecting on the work plan and

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Urban Agriculture Indicators

The Toronto Urban Growers have recently released a report on urban agriculture indicators for Toronto. These indicators form the basis for how urban agriculture activity can be measured and

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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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