Edible plants in public places
Edible landscaping is about filling the public realm, such as parks, trails and even planters, with all manner of creative food growing projects. This includes the substitution of ornamental flowers with vegetables, herbs and pollinator friendly flowers.
Check out the urban agriculture online map to discover all the ways we are growing urban agriculture in Strathcona County!
Edible landscaping projects take all shapes and sizes, limited only by imagination and access to public space. These projects typically have the following elements:
- Projects are visible and invite interaction
- Projects have oversight and are coordinated by volunteers or County Staff
- The food grown is for everyone