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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, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5830773

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.

You can read the full story here:

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/amp/entry/victoria-seedlings-coronavirus_ca_5e8819e6c5b6cbaf28296c57/?__twitter_impression=true

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