Today’s Solutions: May 27, 2024

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Montreal’s eco-grazing program raises the “baa” in urban agriculture

We at The Optimist Daily have written quite a lot about the importance of green space and urban farming… so why not add urban livestock for eco-grazing, too? Inspired by a similar project in France, professional sheepherders in the French-Canadian city of Montreal made a deal with officials Read More...

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Lufa is using tech skills to scale up urban farming

Rooftop farms are gaining momentum as a solution for providing local and sustainable food to high-density communities. Located on top of a former Sears warehouse in Montreal, Lufa Farms is another innovative urban farming initiative, but with a tech-savvy twist.  Rather than selling their Read More...

This bridge in Montreal is mad

This bridge in Montreal is made of 70,000 recycled glass bottles

A construction project in Montreal, Canada has taken bridge building to a whole new level: adding recycled glass to the concrete mix. In what the city calls a world first, the Darwin bridge construction project on Nuns’ Island in Montreal has given a second life to more than 70,000 recycled wine Read More...

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Check out the world’s biggest rooftop greenhouse in Montreal

Back in July, we wrote about the world’s biggest rooftop urban farm in Paris, which recently started to bear fruit for the first time. Today, we’ll be skipping across the ocean to another French-speaking city—Montreal—where the biggest rooftop greenhouse just opened. The Greenhouse was Read More...

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To avoid crowds, Montreal's circus festival will pop up in random places

Over the course of this week, some lucky residents in Montreal will be entertained with surprise circus acts that will pop up around the city at undisclosed locations. The outdoor performances are organized as part of Montreal’s annual circus festival and are taking place from July 6 to 12 at Read More...