Touch the Soil News #1665 (Feature Photo – Port Moody City Hall – Public Domain)
Port Moody is a small city within the larger metropolitan area of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada – with a population of 2.9 million people. Port Moody, as a city, is looking to formally enter the urban farming landscape by spending $35,000 to establish vegetable and fruit gardens in front of key city buildings.
The point is not so much that it is a small bit of news, but the implications of other cities adopting such measures is material. The video clip below is also from Port Moody that recently undertook planting plants good for pollinators. You can read the full story here: