Saturday, August 28, 2010

City may help pay for community gardens

This is remarkably forward-thinking:

Waterloo wants more vegetables grown in community gardens, in part to help people eat healthier. And taxpayers may be willing to help.

Council is considering using city staff to build small gardens in city parks. Staff would also deliver water, remove yard waste and erect signs. In return, neighbours would agree to plant, maintain and harvest the plots.

Annual city costs are estimated at up to $4,500.

From the Record. Very interesting indeed; more cities need to do this.

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