Urban Farming

We Don't Talk Enough About Backyard Safety

Carson Arthur | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
Carson Arthur

According to the CPSC (Consumer Products Safety Commission), a majority of the injuries that happen in the outdoors are related to the tools that we use and the lack of proper gear when we are using them.

9 Easy Ways To Start An Awesome Urban Garden

YPNextHome | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Living

Urban gardeners and green thumbs from around the world have united on the Internet to deliver awesome options and ways for urbanites to start wonderful, space-saving urban gardens that provide us with essential nutrients and fit into tight living spaces.

Urban Gardening Transforms Dead City Space Into Clean Fresh Produce

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Business
Capt. Trevor Greene

David Gingera started Citigrow "to try and solve many of the problems with our current food systems by utilizing urban agriculture," he says. Initially, the idea was to sell products to help people grow food in cities. As Gingera did his due diligence, he became interested in the benefits in turning what is essentially dead land into vegetable plots.

Meet The Misfits Trying To Cram The World's Climate In A Box

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 12.13.2015 | Canada Impact

This tech is going to do farming what Wikipedia did to Britannica: kill it

How to Build Better Suburbs

Lisa Jackson | Posted 08.07.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Jackson

Agrihoods can also be potentially profitable, partly by attracting buyers and appreciating property values. Agritopia is not only self-sustaining, but actually generates revenue by selling produce to upscale restaurants and chefs.

How To Grow Your Own Kitchen Garden

Carson Arthur | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada Living
Carson Arthur

Vegetables should not only be restricted to the plant beds. We've been growing tomatoes in containers for years, but how about lettuce in a pot? Salads always taste best when they are fresh and you'll have no excuse with a beautiful urn filled with gorgeous frilled and colourful leaves. Choose varieties that are considered 'Cut-and-come-again'.

A Boutique Office Building That Provides Serious Culinary Inspiration

Vivian Reiss | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Living
Vivian Reiss

Red and Yellow Boar, Indigo Rose, Striped Tonnelet, and Striped Marvel Zapotec Tomatoes and Marigolds, a useful culinary flower, all from 124 Merton r...

Trade Your Lawn for a Garden

Lisa Borden | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

This year, I think it's time to do away with your grassy lawn and replace it with food! That's right, having your own vegetable garden has always been smart, but now, it's also trendy. Let's hear it for eco-progress! Here are nine reasons that you should get planning and planting your urban farm (or even a simple herb garden) today...

Coming Home To Roost In The City

The Canadian Press | Benjamin Shingler | Posted 09.15.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - Each morning, Marci Babineau steps out the backdoor of her Montreal townhouse to fetch a half-dozen eggs from the chi...