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March 26, 2019 Workshop: How to Start a Community Garden in Ottawa

Get ready for spring at the free, “How to Start a Community Garden” workshop! You will learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden. How to search for land, what is essential when starting a community garden, the supports that are available, tips for organizing the garden, and much more! The attendance of at least …

Ottawa Seedy Saturday – March 2!

Calling All Gardeners! Eager to get back in your garden? This annual seed exchange and sale will feature an organic mini-market, garden talks and workshops, a swap table and organic snacks. While your gardens sleep under their blanket of snow, why not come out for a visit? Where: Ron Kolbus Centre, Brittania Park When: March …

New Garden Plots Available at the Commons!

New Garden Plots Available at the Commons!   Serious about growing food? Looking for space to grow more than the average community garden or backyard plot will allow? Just Food is launching a new project called The Commons – with larger plots dedicated to increasing community food production. First site:  Just Food Farm – 2391 …

Eco Farm Days – Feb 23 & 24

  We look forward to COG’s Eco Farm Days every year and 2019 is no different! A great keynote speaker, workshops, trade shows, and as much locally sourced organic food as possible? We hope to see you there! Registration opens soon! Click here for more information!

How To Start a Community Garden: Jan 13, Feb 6, and Feb 20, 2019!

What a better way to start the new year then learning at the free, “How to Start a Community Garden” workshop! You will learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden. How to search for land, what is essential when starting a community garden, the supports that are available, tips for organizing the garden, and …

Support Our Work for Just, Sustainable Food and Farming Systems

We’re wrapping up another productive year here at Just Food! Over the past months and years, our small team, joined by hundreds of volunteers and community supporters, have managed to make great strides for all our projects. What’s been happening? In the last five years we’ve increased the number of community gardens across Ottawa from …