Posts Tagged ‘ Orchard ’

City orchard brings new life to vacant Vancouver lot

July 8, 2013

A forgotten brownfield at the corner of urban and industrial is not the place you’d expect to find lemon, fig and persimmon trees bearing fruit. But in three to five years, over 400 trees planted on a vacant lot at Main Street and Terminal Avenue should do just that in what the City of Vancouver [...]

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Vancouver home to largest urban orchard in North America

July 7, 2013
Vancouver home to largest urban orchard in North America

North America’s largest urban orchard opened right in the heart of Vancouver today, on a site once occupied by a gas station. CBC | British Columbia News

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Largest Urban Orchard in North America opens in East Vancouver

July 7, 2013

The Mayor of Vancouver was on hand at the official opening of a new ‘urban orchard’ at main and terminal. Gregor Robertson says the SOLEfood orchard is the largest such urban orchard in North America. The city is allowing SOLEfood to lease the land for next to nothing for an initial three-year term. “For time [...]

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B.C. helicopter crash victim ran orchard in Washington

April 16, 2013

Michael Monson was killed Saturday in northern part of Sunshine Coast globeandmail – British Columbia

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Photos: Urban Orchard festival and Vancouver Book Fair

September 24, 2012

Vancouverites took advantage of the balmy weather this weekend, enjoying fruits, orchards, books and sunshine at a number of local events. Have a look at some of the weekend’s best photos. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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