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Riverbend Gardens is under threat from plans to develop in Horse Hills and specifically from a planned bridge project that would obliterate their house, farm buildings and lower field. The farm is unique in Alberta for its sandy soil, southern exposure, g

Youth worker Andrew Richardson, left, and Adam, 20, from the Hope Mission’s Shift program harvest beets at Lady Flower Gardens, a charitable offshoot of Riverbend Gardens, in Edmonton, Alta. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. Janelle Hebert’s dad Doug Visser started the garden, along with his girlfriend Kelly Mills, with spare space, seeds and seedlings from Riverbend Gardens. Amber Bracken/Edmonton Sun/QMI Agency