Spotlight on Sustainability – KPU Farm School

Growing Opportunities for Aspiring Urban Farmers The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems’ Farm Schools offer students nine months of hands-on training on how to grow food in a way that nurtures both people and the earth. The ISFS is an applied research and extension unit of Kwantlen Polytechnic University that focuses on regional food systems. […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Urban Farm Collective

Across North America, farmers and every day people alike, see the community building and food production potential that urban farming offers: fresh food that can be grown sustainably in small spaces, on unused land, and even on a commercial scale. As the local food movement grows some of the kinks are still being worked out. […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Horticulture Centre of the Pacific

Formed in 1979, the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) is a non-profit that aims to become a centre of horticulture excellence, offering lifelong learning, conservation, and research. The facility includes 3.5 hectares of year-round demonstration gardens and 40 hectares of conservation park, which is home to numerous endangered plant species as well as a […]

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