Urban Agriculture is Changing the World!

June 13th 2021. 19:00 to 20:00
Talk with The Backyard Urban Farm Company and Toronto Urban Growers

Sun, June 13, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

The Urban Agriculture movement is sweeping through cities across the world! The local heroes of this movement are providing real solutions to food insecurity and mobilizing communities to grow food close to where it will be used. Join The Backyard Urban Farm Company and Rhonda Teitel-Payne of Toronto Urban Growers with filmmaker and backyard gardener Jamie Day Fleck, as they show examples in Toronto of how Urban Agriculture is being implemented in the city.

Director/Producer Jamie Day Fleck, will be showing excerpts from her upcoming documentary, In My Backyard, which looks at Urban Agriculture in Toronto. You can learn more about the film at

The Backyard Urban Farm Company (BUFCO) owned by Arlene Hazzan Green and Marc Green is a landscape company that installs raised beds to grow edible gardens in Toronto. After three successful decades working in the motion picture industry, husband and wife team Marc Green and Arlene Hazzan Green co-founded The Backyard Urban Farm Company (BUFCO). The Company was established as a response to their growing awareness of, and resulting unease with their own contribution to climate change and their need to find a meaningful solution. 2021 marks BUFCO’s 12th anniversary.

Join us for this exciting event and you too can be part of this movement that's changing the world!