Photograph by: Glenn Baglo, PNG

Windermere Student Farmers Reach Out with Mobile Composting Project

November 10, 2010 Teenagers in Vancouver, BC, are growing their own urban farm at their high school, Windermere Secondary. To help build soil fertility for their 11 bed gardens and 320 square foot greenhouse, the school board won a grant to install a commercial compost system called an Earth Tub. The students ride their bikes […]

Community Supported Agriculture Work Party

Community Supported Agriculture Work Party (video)

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) brings eaters in closer touch with their food. By offering people the opportunity to purchase shares of a harvest, farmers benefit by developing an advance market for their products, and eaters not only gain better knowledge of how and where their food is grown and raised, but also get to purchase […]

Organic Foods: Your Backyard Farmer

Organic Foods: Backyard Agriculture (video)

A simple idea led two women into a thriving new business. Creating backyard mini-farms for homeowners who want their own fresh herbs and vegetables, but lack the time or know-how to do it for themselves.