Building an Edible Streetscape for Victoria

Walking around the streets of Victoria, you may have come across wooden planter boxes, flush with herbs, berries, and flowers. What you may not have known when you admired those darling planters, is that they are part of a campaign that puts urban agriculture and food sustainability front and centre to Victoria’s food lovers and city folk. With a vision of providing accessible spaces for awareness and education on food production, the Food Eco District’s (FED) Edible Streetscape Campaign brought 9 new planters (with a 10th to come!) along Blanshard St this summer, between Courtney St and Johnson St. These are all home to native species, pollinator-friendly flowers and best of all – it’s all

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We are absolutely honoured to be living and working on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples, specifically the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, whose relationship with the land continues to teach and inspire us to this day.