The minimalist spirit in the urban agriculture sector !


Farms are now offering organic baskets with fruits and vegetables depending on the season. Many people, mostly couples, decide to leave the city to run a farm with their entire family. It is just a new trend ! Can everyone benefit from this ? It feels like…

One of my former coworker, Amy, had that great idea of settling for a sustainable life ! A young, fresh-minded Canadian family of four embarked on a new life journey. They left behind their successful corporate careers and busy city lives to pursue a more fulfilling, self-sustainable life in the country. Please visit the Amis Farm to get to know them more !

The success of the minimalist & urban agriculture has also taken over with this new Bohemian trendy style which I am loving ! A good definition of Urban agriculture, urban farming or urban gardening would be the following :

The practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around a village, town, or city. Urban agriculture can also involve animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, urban beekeeping, and horticulture.

I now have a feeling, we will be evolving towards an urban digital agriculture. Don’t you ?

Last summer, in Montreal, the trend to Shop Local was blooming with the local artisans festivals. I believe, we are now tired of all these unhealthy lifestyles we have had in the past years. We are trying to eat, shop and be better while growing local economies.  The thinking of being global went a little too far that several countries had forgotten of growing their own.

Nevertheless, many other countries are industrializing their lifestyle : I just wish that they won’t make the same mistake…