Regina Food Bank now growing its own food in greenhouse

Regina Food Bank now growing its own food in greenhouse

A $100,000 grant from Co-op's community spaces program made the project possible.

February 9, 2017
CBC News

The Regina Food Bank is best known as a place that collects and distributes food, but now it's growing its own — and in a big way.

This week the agency officially launched its Four Seasons Urban Agriculture Project in its new greenhouse.

It consists of 48 garden "towers" being used to grow broccoli, Chinese cabbage and other vegetables.

The food bank says it will be able to grow healthy food for its clients and community partners 12 months of the year.

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