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Greater Vancouver community gardens receive massive vegetable, flower donation

Urban Roots Garden Markets, the operators of seven pop-up garden markets throughout the Greater Vancouver area donated the goods, valued at around $100,000

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Canada: Community garden changing life in small town North West Territories

The community of Fort Good Hope lies on the banks of the Mackenzie River in the Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories.

By Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs APTN National News

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Ohio State Mansfield Student And Professor Create Urban Agricultural System For Food Deserts

Kyle Dues tending to the Ohio State Mansfield microfarm in its early stages. Credit: Courtesy of Kyle Dues

“The purpose of the microfarm is to solve food desert crisis in small towns, especially in the rust belt region,” Dues said. “What we are trying to do is place the microfarm in those food deserts to combat that so everyone in that community then has access to fresh local foods and vegetables.”

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The Pollinators - SF Green Film Festival

A cinematic journey about the current international bee crisis and what it means for our food security.

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Study of Baltimore’s urban farms and gardens finds safe levels of metals at majority of sites

Urban-grown produce was found to have levels of metals comparable to samples from grocery chains and farmers markets, suggesting they are as safe to consume as store- and market-bought produce

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