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Kelsey Wood

From her roots in North Carolina, Kelsey's life-long interest in food and farming find expression in Vancouver's urban agriculture scene.

Compost? But what if I live in a condo?

The City of Vancouver's city-wide organic waste management program has hit the streets. But on-site composting remains the most economic and environmental way to handle kitchen waste. VO explores opt

Trout Lake Farmer's market relocated due to construction

Yes, folks, it's that time of year. Grab your boots and sunglasses because you never know what to expect.  Vancouver Farmer's Markets open for the season this Saturday, May 8th, at 9AM....

How does one man with a few backyards make such a difference?

It is out of curiosity and, I have to admit, a twinge of jealousy, that I find myself routinely walking past one particular house in my East Vancouver neighborhood.  It is set on a corner lot,...