City’s first Rooftop Farm will Supply Food to Downtown Eastside Residents

A parkade rooftop in the Downtown Eastside is about to become the city’s first urban rooftop farm. Food grown at the farm will be sold to local residents and distributed to local inner-city agencies and kitchens. The managers of the project expect to hire 25 part-time workers from the community. Read the full story in the Vancouver Sun.

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