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New research and training project for urban farmers

TUG is partnering with Seneca College and Greenest City on 3-year project to provide research, training and scale-appropriate microfinancing to urban farmersToronto has many highly skilled urban farmers, yet there are few training and financing supports tailored specifically to the unique circumstances of urban farm businesses. Beginning in September, 2021, TUG will be working with Greenest City, Seneca College's School of Accounting and Financial Services and botanist Lesley Campbell on developing multifaceted supports to strengthen urban farm businesses. Features of the project include:Conducting research with Seneca students and... >

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Survey on COVID19 and growing food

TUG needs your help to measure the impact that the COVID-19 crisis has had on home and community gardens in the City of Toronto.   **Extended to July 23**By participating you are helping us understand and communicate the importance of urban agriculture in a crisis, and how to respond better to future crises. All information collected through this research is confidential and will remain anonymous. If you are one of these types of growers this survey is for you!  Home Growers People who are growing food mainly for themselves or their families at their residence... >

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