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City farm gets creative to survive

Vancouver is known for its condos and urban living. But it is also home to Southlands Farm, the only family-run…

By Emma Smith and Matt Meuse , in City Feature story , on March 20, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,

Vancouver is known for its condos and urban living. But it is also home to Southlands Farm, the only family-run livestock farm within city limits. Providing Vancouverites with fresh, local food is challenging — Southlands is just about breaking even. The farm, owned by the Maynard family, has been forced to think creatively about how to make money.