Maria Keating, an entomologist with City Farmer came by for lunch on Friday. She brought a basket of carnivorous plants and her extensive knowledge about plant/insect/human relations.
In collaboration with other groups and individuals, Grow cultivates a wide array of vegetables, herbs, and edible flowers in reclaimed and repurposed containers, all sitting on recycled wooden shipping pallets. At the same time, it sponsors walks and workshops, and—against a backdrop of high-end condos and the nonconsultative hideosity that is B.C. Place—promotes dialogue around issues of “sustainability, food security, and collective initiatives in urban areas,” — excerpt from Robin Laurence article Two urban agriculture projects bring art to Vancouver’s gardens, Vancouver Straight