A modern twist on the age old business of agriculture – this time with modern young people and in an urban environment.
Camil Dumont, head farmer and executive director of Inner City Farms, stands in a backyard plot in East Vancouver where he grows some of his veggies. (Jennifer Gauthier / For StarMetro) “Young farmers need clear action that encourages small-scale regenerative farming through land trusts, start-up grants, caps on home size, and changes to the ALR,” Levy said. By Melanie Green MetroStar Excerpt: Eight years later, Dumont is the executive director of Inner City Farms, a non-profit sprouted from the desire to grow food locally. “New farmers tend to be chomping at the bit to get in the sustainable food […]