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High density high tech urban ag coming on strong

High density high tech urban ag is a growing solution to the problems of accessing fresh food year-round, with minimal water and waste. Think 5-mile diet.

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ALR 2.0: How to make protected idle farmland productive

As we approach the 40th anniversary of the B.C. Agricultural Land Reserve, Metro Van is waking up to the lost potential of ag land that is used for non-agricultural purposes. Bravo to Surrey Mayor Diane Watts for saying that people … Continue reading

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