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Urban farming in Toronto
It's a verdant wonderland at the Vanauley Street YMCA homeless shelter thanks to Toronto's Bowery Project, a volunteer-based operation that transforms empty spaces into mobile urban farms that grow food for local restaurants. (Photo courtesy of Bowery Project)
Bowery Project
YMCA urban farm at Vanauley St – this has now been moved to within the TCHC community housing within Alexandra Park. (Photo courtesy of Bowery Project)

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Bowery Project
Volunteer tasting tomatillos off the plant at the YMCA urban farm. (Photo courtesy of Bowery Project)

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Bowery Project
1500 milk crate farm at the Vanauley St YMCA Homeless Shelter. (Photo courtesy of Bowery Project)

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Bowery Project
Almost 100 volunteers helped put together the urban farm at Sherbourne and Gerrard – here we are after the build – 1500 crates, 750 liners fabricated and installed, 27 cubic tons of organic soil and compost shoveled and filled into crates, hundreds of seeds sowed to start the veg and greens grown here. (Photo courtesy of Bowery Project)

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‘Before’ shot from above at the Oben Flats vacant lot at Sherbourne and Gerrard – now filled with an urban farm producing over 400lbs of produce annually. (Photo courtesy of Chris So)

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Bowery Project
Kids from the Alexandra Park community summer camp participating weekly in urban farm maintenance, including huge harvests to be used in their lunch program. (Photo courtesy of Bowery Project)

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Produce harvested from urban farm – greens, herbs, beets, tomatoes etc. (Photo courtesy of Bowery Project)

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