Urbanism
May 14, 2018

Spurning ALR, Richmond Carving up Farmland for Gated, Monster Estates: Video


It’s pretty obvious that the houses being built are not farmhouses, but are being built as luxury estates”. 
Price Tags has been documenting the City of Richmond’s refusal to recognize and protect farmland designated as part of the Province of British Columbia’s Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).
But first, in case you’ve missed our coverage — and definitely before you skip to the video which, at just over 90 seconds, delivers quite the gut punch — some background.

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