The workshop will provide information on the important role that community gardening plays in improving access to nutritious food and supporting food self-sufficiency, while reducing greenhouse gas emission. The event will feature guest speakers, how-to workshops, displays, and information on related Durham College programs.
EDMONTON -- With Canadians still reeling from the biggest recall of meat in history, hundreds of people and organizations from across the country who are working on food issues are preparing to converge upon Edmonton for the 7th National Assembly of Food Secure Canada (FSC). Powering up! Food for the Future, will be held at NAIT (the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) from November 1-4, 2012 and is being organized in collaboration with the provincial network, Growing Food Security in Alberta (GFSA).
As a leader in the lawn and garden industry, Fiskars believes in contributing to the growing community garden effort and all it represents — creative expression, beautiful outdoor spaces, civic and community collaboration, healthy hand-grown food and sustainable living. To support this effort, we’ve created Project Orange Thumb.
Tasting the harvest of the Oshawa Victory Garden. Proceeds will be donated to Durham Feed the Need. October 13, 2011 from 12pm to 3pm.