Good to Grow: Raising Food in BC's Cities
This six-part series explains why the time is ripe for an urban farming revolution in B.C., and who's showing how to bring it about. Supported by a Tyee reader-funded Fellowship for Solutions-oriented Reporting, David Tracey surveys the urban farming landscape of B.C., visits Cuba to learn from that nation's city gardening success story, and explains the utility and benefits of bringing agriculture within our urban boundaries.
In This Series
David Tracey says the time is ripe for an urban farming revolution in BC.
And why it's good to get a little dirty while helping BC feed itself. First in a series.
Victoria led the way in 1918. Vancouver once had 52,000 Victory Gardens. Today, the idea is sprouting fast again. Second in a reader-funded series.
BC's home-grown food supply is shrinking. Who's doing it better?
What a BC gardener learned by visiting Havana.
Changes are needed to ensure a new wave of urban farmers thrives. Fifth in a reader-funded series.
And some tips to help you get growing. Last in a reader-funded series.