Book Review: Street Farm: Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier

By Michael Ableman, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016 Review by Sally Luce In this remarkable book, farmer/activist Michael Ableman tells the captivating story of the creation of Sole Food, a community farm started in 2009 in the parking lot of the Astoria Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Sole Food’s aims are to provide meaningful employment for […]

The Snake Eats Its Tail: Six alumni of Canadian farm internships reflect on hosting internships themselves

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ― Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution As a farmer I am a product of the Canadian farm internship system. Can it be called a system? I’m referring to the several non-profit organizations across the country that […]

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This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

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