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Class Objective

Develop an understanding of what urban farming is.

What is urban farming?

Urban farming or agriculture, is the growing of produce, farming, and distribution of produce in and around cities. In this module, you will learn about what uses urban farming has and how you can take part in it.

Teacher Resources

A guide to growing school gardens in Alberta

Agriculture Education – K – 12

Building Your Own Home Garden

Garden and Growbox Funding Resources for Schools

Guide to Gardening at Home

Journey 2050

Neubauer Farms

Nutrients for Life

Urban Agriculture

Urbanization & Agriculture

Organizations

Bee My Honey

Dirt Boys Urban Farm

Grow Calgary: Community Farm

Jungle Farm

Urban Farm School

Articles

Alpine Edible Schoolyards project feeds growing minds

How Hydroponic School Gardens Can Cultivate Food Justice, Year-Round

Urban Farming Growing on Calgarians

Vacant space repurposed into community farm in Calgary’s south end  

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