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Fruit and Nut Trees Taking Root in Vancouver

Posted: Oct. 4th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse
Planting trees in Vancouver
Vancouver Sun

This is an absolutely fantastic idea that should be implemented by more cities around the world; Vancouver has taken it upon itself to plant fruit and nut trees around the city. The best aspect of having fruits and nuts readily available is that grabbing a snack will be quick, easy and free.

Vancouver is planning a substantial expansion of the city’s inventory of edible-fruit and nut trees.

The city has committed to planting 150,000 more trees on boulevards and in parks and city-owned lands by 2020.

Vancouver city council and the park board will consider motions next week that would incorporate planting food-bearing trees into the Urban Forest Management Plan, due to be completed next year.

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