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Teresa Rutten and Robin Harvey want more fruit trees, like this pear tree near Western University, growing in London.

Forest City in need of fruit trees, advocates say

It’s a pretty safe bet that most Londoners don’t pick their fruit directly from a tree. Teresa Rutten and Robin Harvey, two local food tree advocates, are hoping to change that this year. “London used to be covered in orchards,” said Harvey, who has started several community gardens over the years. “Fruit trees used to […]

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Livin’ la vida local

Calantha Elsby’s refrigerator is almost bare. All it holds is milk, a few eggs and a container of whey, a by-product of cheese that Elsby makes in her Elora, Ont. apartment. But don’t think Elsby goes hungry. Her refrigerator is nearly empty, but her freezer is overflowing with produce from last summer. Peaches, Brussels sprouts […]

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