A Quiet Canadian City & the First Local Food Foray on the Continent

NOW Magazine | June 16, 2008
Markham -- an affluent and multicultural city of 300,000, but still close to farmland -- is going back to the future, and is well on its way to becoming Canada's first post-exurban eco-city. In June, the city becomes the first in North America to steer its food services toward local, sustainable and fair trade purchases.

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