Here is a really interesting article about Urban Farming and Food Security.
Take a look!
Planting the Seeds: Towards an Urban Agriculture Learning Center at the Univeristy of VictoriaMegan Thom’s 2006 report investigating “proposals for an urban agriculture learning center on the CJVI lands of the University of Victoria campus”.
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Urban Agriculture HUB http://urbanagriculturehub.ca/
LifeCycles Urban Agriculture Hub is an interactive community-driven hub that promotes urban agriculture in Victoria. This Hub connects Victorian residents to each other and to the resources needed in acquiring the knowledge and tools necessary when growing food within the city. This is Victoria’s source for current urban agriculture workshops and initiatives.
UBC Farm http://www.landfood.ubc.ca/ubcfarm/
BC Food Systems Network http://www.fooddemocracy.org/index.php
Excellent information on canning and on starting a community cannery. Thanks, West End Food Co-op!
Everyone Eats: Celebrating Food as Community http://www.everyoneeats.org/
American Community Garden Association http://www.communitygarden.org/
Farming for Credit Directory http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/ffc_directory
Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security http://www.ruaf.org/