What is Urban Agriculture?


Urban agriculture has grown in popularity due to a lack of traditional gardening spaces and a need to reinvent modern day agriculture practices. This form of gardening has become an essential community tool to increase local educational, mental, and social needs.

In this video, we are joined by two community partners, L.E.G.S Etobicoke and CF Sherway Gardens, to understand what urban farming is and, how community members and businesses, can get involved!

0.00 The GARDENS Intro

0.13 What is Urban Agriculture Definition

0.50 Why has it grown in popularity

0.59 Interview with Catherine Mayled from the Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society

2.00 Definition of Guerilla Gardening

3:16 Interview with Tania Costa from CF Sherway Gardens

4.29 Call to action and how you can participate in urban farming

4.48 End Credits

For more information on how to get involved, visit the link below and read our Urban Foraging Blog Post!



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