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Feeding NDG, one backyard at a time

Self sustaining…backyard business. #urelish #eieio

Global News

Watch Above: Four roommates from NDG have come up with a genius plan to help their community get access to local, fresh, organic produce for a fraction of the price. Jamie Orchard has more.

Montreal – Four roommates from NDG have come up with a genius plan to help their community get access to local, fresh, organic produce for a fraction of the price.

“We basically use backyards that are underused in NDG and we install micro-farms,” explains Iman Kimanhailat, volunteer coordinator with Cycle AlimenTerre, “so part of the produce goes back to the landowners and the rest is sold by bicycle markets that are set up in areas that don’t have access to fresh local produce.”

Cycle AlimenTerre is the brainchild of Max Godber who came up with the idea early in 2014 when he realized the potential to grow large amounts of food in backyards to help solve…

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