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Julia Smith

Urban Farmer, Urban Digs Farm in New Westminster Canada

Together with her partner, Ludo, Julia owns and operates Urban Digs Farm. Urban Digs is a neighbourhood farm that grew out of a quarter acre residential lot on Vancouver's West Side and now encompasses several acres of in South Burnaby, Richmond and Delta. As an active member of Vancouver's Urban Farming Society and a founding director of Metro Vancouver City Farms Coop, Julia is well connected to the local farming community. Urban Digs distributes weekly harvest boxes, participates in farmers markets, supplies a number of local restaurants and will be opening for farm gate sales at their Burnaby location in the spring. Like many new farmers today, Julia does not come from a farming background and relies on passion, enthusiasm and a supportive community to propel her up the steep learning curve.

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New Westminster @ River Market
Feb 27, 2016

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New Westminster @ River Market
Apr 26, 2013