City Farmer News
About City Farmer Shoemakers, fashion models, computer geeks, politicians, lawyers, teachers, chefs … all city dwellers … all can grow food at home after work in back yards, community gardens or on flat roofs. For the past 33 years, City Farmer has encouraged urban dwellers to pull up a patch of lawn and plant some vegetables, kitchen herbs and fruit. Our message is the same today as it was in 1978 and will be relevant far into the future. This website is a collection of stories about our work at City Farmer here in Vancouver, Canada, and about urban farmers from around the world. The site is maintained by City Farmer executive director, Michael Levenston. Email: Phone: 604.685.5832 City Farmer’s first web site Urban Agriculture Notes ( has hundreds of pages of information about city farming. Begun in 1994, it was the first web site on the Internet to publish information about urban farming. City Farmer teaches people how to grow food in the city, compost their waste and take care of their home landscape in an environmentally responsible way. When visiting Vancouver, British Columbia, visit our staff at the Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden, 2150 Maple Street, and see how we take care of our urban landscape. See a compost toilet, green roof, cob shed, organic food garden, permeable lane, natural lawn, waterwise garden, worm and backyard composter and more. 604.736.2250
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Coeur et Sol Urban Farms in New Jersey 7
Food and Farming on Friday Apr 20 2018 06:57
Australia: Urban farming campuses to bring food closer to consumers 12
Food and Farming on Thursday Apr 19 2018 06:17
Urban agriculture program helps UW-Madison students take farming to the city 4
Food and Farming on Thursday Apr 19 2018 06:17
Urban farm provides fresh food to Kansas City restaurants 4
Food and Farming on Wednesday Apr 18 2018 05:41
Taiwan vertical farm to invest US$25 million in Britain 10
Food and Farming on Tuesday Apr 17 2018 05:50
Perennial Vegetables 22
Food and Farming on Tuesday Apr 17 2018 05:50
China: Shanghai’s Suburban Farm on Chongming Island 11
Food and Farming on Monday Apr 16 2018 07:01