The April 2015 issue of the Canadian Cooperator had an article called “Co-op roots run deep” about Urban Eatin’s roots, written by donalee Moulton.
Co-op roots run deep
by donalee Moulton
“The Urban Eatin’ Gardeners Worker Co-op grew out of a commitment for a more just, sustainable food system. The Winnipeg workers’ cooperative believes realizing that commitment starts in their own backyard. If people want to grow food or want to change the landscape, Urban Eatin’ is here to help, says worker-owner and co-op co-ordinator Tommy Allen.
The co-op, which was founded in 2009, is helping to localize food production, reduce the ecological footprint, and, of course, work co-operatively by offering community members the opportunity to discover for the joys of gardening and food production at their own pace and in their own space. Urban Eatin’ helps busy people grow their own vegetables, fruits, herbs, and edible garden spaces by providing consultation, design services, workshops, and hands-on learning…”
Please visit the Canadian Cooperator‘s website for the full article (see page 26-27 of the April 2015 issue).