Urban Farming in the News

On the Record with Marcela Crowe
–featuring Marcela Crowe, Vancouver Urban Farming Society
Vancouver Courier – April 2016

Vancouver urban farm bylaw to regulate growing industry
–featuring Marcela Crowe, Vancouver Urban Farming Society
CBC News – February 2016

Soaring food prices see grow-your-own patches taking root in B.C.
–featuring Sharon Slack and Mike Levenston, City Farmer
The Province – February 2015

Growing food in public places brings people together
–featuring Sole Food Farms & Fresh Roots Urban Farm
Vancouver Sun – November 2015

Chefs love microgreens for more than just flavour

–featuring Sky Harvest
Sustainable Business Magazine – June 2015

From lemonade stand to profitable business
–featuring Sky Harvest
Vancouver Sun – October 2015

Keep an open mind about urban farming

— featuring Yummy Yards
Vancouver Sun – August 9, 2013

Detroit embraces urban farms to create jobs
Montreal Gazette – August 12, 2013

VIDEO: Urban Farming Gets Schooled
‘Fresh Roots joins with Vancouver schools to turn up fields of scrumptious, market-bound bounty.’
The Tyee – August 10, 2013

City orchard brings new life to vacant Vancouver lot
More than 400 trees have been planted at Main and Terminal in what the City of Vancouver is calling North America’s largest urban orchard
Vancouver Sun – July 7, 2013
— featuring Sole Food Farms

Planting the seeds for a new kind of urban garden
Vancouver Sun – June 18, 2013

Vancouver Food Forest? Not Yet Says City Councillor
Huffington Post – June 1, 2013

Urban farming promises a fertile future
– Op-ed by VUFS President Ngaio Hotte!
Vancouver Sun – May 28, 2013

Vancouver’s urban farm school gets growers thinking like businesspeople
– featuring SPEC/YWCA Urban Farming School
Vancouver Sun – April 29, 2013

School for urban farmers hones economic lessons
– featuring SPEC|YWCA Urban Farm School
Vancouver Sun – April 15, 2013

Lantzville farm dispute resolved; urban agriculture issue remains
– featuring Compassion Farm
Nanaimo News Bulletin – April 8, 2013

Backyard chicken coops not overtaking the city
– featuring DailyEggs and Southlands Heritage Farm
Vancouver Courier – April 4, 2013

Downtown Eastside beehive is buzzing about hope, redemption
– featuring Hastings Folk Garden
Vancouver Sun – April 2, 2013

Solefood branches out with an urban orchard in Vancouver
– featuring Solefood Farms
Georgia Straight – March 28, 2013

Schoolyard market garden sprouts up at Vancouver school
– featuring Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society
CBC News – March 25, 2013

Downtown training school offers farm lessons to city folk 
– featuring SPEC Urban Farmer Field School
Vancouver Sun – March 22, 2013

People grow community
– featuring Edible Garden Project
North Shore News – March 20, 2013

Vancouver’s Urban Stream captures the circle of life in a shipping container
Vancouver Sun – February 22, 2013
– featuring Urban Stream

SOLEfood Farm changes landscapes and lives
Globe and Mail – November 20, 2012
– featuring SOLEfood

The farm on top of the city: A new crop of urban farming businesses aims to feed locavores, save the planet—and turn a decent profit
Maclean’s – October 18, 2012
– featuring Yummy Yards