September Potluck – Richmond Incubator Farms!

In collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farming Society, Barefoot Farms, Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society and Lulu’s Acres – we’re gathering for a September Harvest Potluck, at the Richmond Incubator Farm! Thursday, September 27th, 2012, tour starts 5:30 pm, potluck 6:30 pm Please bring food to share, plates and cutlery to eat with! Friends and family friendly:) It’s going … Continue reading

Zaklan Heritage Farm Potluck!

We can’t wait! Come check out Doug Zaklan’s 4th generation family farm in Surrey! We’re going to farm tour and potluck on this beautiful piece of land. 5 pm, Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 13278 84th avenue, Surrey, B.C. Contact: theyoungagrarians@gmail.com if you want to carpool:) ABOUT: Since 1928 Zaklan Heritage Farm has been growing quality food through … Continue reading

Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past (part2)

For part 1 go here One of the oldest challenges facing all communities, but particularly larger cities, is how do we get all the things we need into the community and effectively deal with getting the waste or unwanted byproducts back out of the community? If there is a serious failure to create and regulate … Continue reading

Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past

Why do my partner Nick and I want to grow food in cities? Why have we started a business that lenders and investors struggle to understand and for which there are no existing models or precedents for us to draw from as we plan?  And why are we so passionate about this apparently quixotic vision? … Continue reading