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.
Read More on blogs.vancouversun.com