Yard Conversions cont…

This is one of our larger sites, newly acquired this spring, and across the street from another site of similar proportions. In aggregation, these two plots amount to approximately 1/10th of an acre, which ain’t much in farmspeak, but a whole lot of food is destined to be coaxed from these productive spaces.

Here’s a brief glimpse of the transformation that has been occurring since early spring. We look forward to posting images of the bounty soon enough.

Breaking ground
Rolling sod
Crows love this stage – grub buffet!
Nice edging Drill. Please note the sod compost structure at the North end.
30 yards of goodness from Eco-Soil
Spread, tilled and level
Decreased entropy, for now

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Trafalgars Greenest Restaurant Award

Congratulations to Trafalgars Bistro for receiving the Green Award 2012 from Vancouver Magazine!

Inner City Farms has partnered with Trafalgars to help manage their GG-50, an in-vessel composter that enables the 2 businesses (Trafalgars and Sweet Obsession) to manage their organic wastes on-site…all of it! No meat, bones, shells, cakes, table scraps or any other organic material goes to the landfill. And it’s all reincorporated into growing spaces within the city.

Here are some pics of the machine at work.

Will loading food waste from the restaurants
The view from the inside!
For more info, check out these three videos from CBC.

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