Households and the Environment Survey (HES)

Location of fruit, herbs, vegetables or flower growing by household, category

Location of fruit, herbs, vegetables or flower growing refers to the types of places where the fruit, herbs, vegetables or flowers grown for own use by the household were grown. Such places include, for example, yards, balconies, indoors and community gardens.

Household refers to a person or group of persons who occupy the same dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada or abroad. The dwelling may be either a collective dwelling or a private dwelling. The household may consist of a family group such as a census family, of two or more families sharing a dwelling, of a group of unrelated persons or of a person living alone. Household members who are temporarily absent on reference day are considered part of their usual household.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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