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Intensifying urban food production with agroecology

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Grand River Food Forestry, 2018

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Summary :

Underutilised spaces in cities can be transformed into community and neighbourhood gardens to provide local, healthy, fresh food. Canada’s Grand River Food Forestry initiative in the city of Kitchener came about when local volunteers went a step further and suggested a food forest, growing food for free on public land in a sustainable, low-maintenance way.