Radical Wetlanders: Purple Thistle Group Restores Urban Wetland

The Purple Thistle Centre is a youth-run community centre based out of Vancouver that has several green projects on the go. They run an urban farm, have recently planted a food forest, and have three bee hives. Last summer, they set out to restore a small wetland which was being used as an illegal dump … Continue reading

The Troubled Purple Thistle Wetland

A warm and sunny Sunday afternoon tends to bring out the gardener in many of us. What happens when there is no access to a green yard, a farm field or a sunny patio for planters? The trend toward community garden space and urban agricultural interventions has exploded, and Vancouver seems to be peaking when … Continue reading

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