• Growing A New Generation Of Urban Farmers

    13 days ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    Cheyenne Sundance knows there are places that take urban farming seriously. She mentions Brooklyn Grange, the rooftop farms in New York City that harvest 100,000 pounds of produce a year; the backyard chickens in Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon; and the community-supported farms in Cuba that's she's worked on herself. But in Toronto, “the city sees urban agriculture as a hobby,” she says. “They just don't see it as a viable career.”
    Sundance sees things differently. She understands it's possible to run a for-profit farm in the city that pays a fair wage. But it takes a new kind of...
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