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Moving Up the Importance of Food

Touch the Soil News #1606 (Feature Photo – Aerial Photo of Victoria, BC – By Ron Reiring – Victoria, BC Canada, CC BY 2.0,

The Huffington Post brings us interesting news of how one Canadian city – Victoria, B.C. – is gearing up to raise food for residents. Some parks department employees are being re-assigned to grow 50,000 to 75,000 seedlings to give to residents in May.

Victoria is at the center of an urban metro area of 370,000 people. This is a dramatic re-focus of what city parks and recreation should focus on moving forward.

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