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 […]

Seeds of diversity: Niche marketing

Bob Wildfong Niche marketing From time to time, you see someone growing or selling something completely different from everyone else. The one person who sells flowers amid the vegetable stalls at a farmers’ market. A grower who sells to urban gardeners by mail-order catalogue. A field of some new plant that you don’t recognize. How […]

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