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
Good to Grow: A Series Funded by Tyee Readers
David Tracey says the time is ripe for an urban farming revolution in BC.
Why Urban Farming Is the Future
And why it's good to get a little dirty while helping BC feed itself. First in a series.
Replanting the City Farming Movement in BC
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.
Lots of Food, but for How Long?
BC's home-grown food supply is shrinking. Who's doing it better?
Peak Oil? Urban Farms? Cuba's Been There, Done It
What a BC gardener learned by visiting Havana.
Ten Ways to Make BC a Model for Urban Farming
And some tips to help you get growing. Last in a reader-funded series.