Globe & Mail features Fresh City
The Globe & Mail's Shelley White recently wrote a piece featuring Fresh City in a piece about growing food in urban areas. "Toronto's Fresh City Farms, which launched this year, recruits "member farmers" – typically students looking for summer jobs – and trains them in organic farming techniques at their home base, a one-acre farm and greenhouse at Downsview Park. The member farmers then go out and find urban spaces to farm, most often residential backyards. Fresh City Farms then amalgamates everyone's produce and sells it in the form of veggie and fruit boxes delivered across the city. Co-founder Ran Goel says he believes their model can be a profitable one." Read the rest of the article here.