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Urban Agriculture


Unleashing the potential of urban agriculture and backyard growing

  • How can we better determine the potential for urban agriculture as a part of a sustainable food system?
  • What are the models for measuring production capacity in urban centers, and creating land inventories that support municipal policy and programs, and community initiatives?
  • What partners, tools and resources can we bring to undertaking this work on Vancouver Island?

Urban Agriculture: Final Report

This report was created to provide information to increase food sovereignty in communities across Vancouver Island. Analyses of existing inventories of land appropriate for urban agriculture and a methodology for creating a land inventory in municipalities on Vancouver Island are provided. This report is a collaboration involving communities and academics.

Download the final report. (3.5MB PDF)