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Seeds in the City: Urban Orchards Sprout Up in Canada


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, garden, eco-friendly, protection )

Cher
- 520 days ago - greenerideal.com
Canada's Greenest City has gone fruity - creating the country's first urban orchard and one that is being touted as the largest of its kind on the continent



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Kit B. (276)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 7:54 am

This is the best way to fight GMO. If every city and town leased land from actual farmers and not dupes for some Super Big Ag company, people could volunteer time and grow healthy nutritious food.
This is sustainability at it's best.
 

. (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:51 am
Noted - thank you Cher
 

Anne F. (17)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:21 am
Let's restore fruit orchards in Detroit: the land needs restoration.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:48 am
Incredibly impressive-thanks
 

Cheryl B. (22)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:30 am
noted
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (54)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 12:46 pm
Great idea,thanks for sharing
 

Birgit W. (152)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 1:47 pm
Sounds great, but I would not like to have a garden on contaminated land that once held a gas station. Otherwise I wished other cities in Canada would offer this to their citizens.
 

Vita Pagh (37)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 2:42 pm
Thank you for sharing.
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 3:26 pm
This is awe inspiring. Thank you for sharing.
 

Sherri G. (117)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:40 pm
Noted TY Cher
 

Kath P. (10)
Friday July 19, 2013, 2:59 am
Some large Canadian cities also have a fruit tree gleaning program where they pick from privately owned trees then donate the produce to local food banks.
 

Maria S. (95)
Friday July 19, 2013, 8:35 am
Wonderful idea. Thanks for posting.
 

Natasha Salgado (576)
Friday July 19, 2013, 10:14 pm
This is wonderful! Thanks Cher
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 4:48 am
I agree with Kit, this is the best way to fight GMO
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 4:49 am
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