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 […]

Book review: Le Jardinier-Maraîcher

By Dan Brisebois Jean-Martin dedicated both a number of winter’s to this writing project and the large part of two growing seasons, while Maude-Hélène managed the farm and maintained the same scale of operations. Not every farm can relieve half of it’s management force and thrive as effectively. But the farming system Jean-Martin and Maude-Hélène […]

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

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

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