Pollination is not only essential for many of the foods and crops we rely on, it also plays a key role in maintaining the integrity of our natural ecosystems. Join pollination biologist Susan Chan to discuss the importance of native pollinators for food production, and in the broader context of conservation. Susan will introduce participants [...]
Just Food invites you to participate in the 8th Annual Urban Agricultural Bike Tour taking place on August 23, 2014. This tour aims to increase awareness and community support for the various community gardens we have in the city, create a dialogue with participants about the importance of food localism and accessibility and create a fun and [...]
As part of our Start-Up Farm Program, Just Food offers a series of training workshops to all new and re-strategizing/transitioning farmers in the Ottawa region. We are now taking registration for our upcoming Post-Harvest Handling for Vegetable Producers workshop. The workshop runs from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Just Food Farm on Monday, June [...]
It can take up to a year (or more) to get a Community Garden started in a neighbourhood. If you are interested in starting a garden in your community, be sure to attend this free “How to Start a Community Garden” workshop where you will learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden, how to search for land, what is essential wh [...]
Are you interested in starting your own farm business but aren’t sure where to start? If this is the case, the “Exploring your Farm Dream” course is perfect for you. Over a series of four evening sessions, learn about agricultural opportunities in the Ottawa region and what is required to start a farm business. This course [...]
Just Food has partnered with www.Foodwork.ca to produce an up to date listing of food and farm work opportunities in the Ottawa region, which will be housed on Just Food’s website. The positions posted include paid jobs, volunteer positions and internships. Click here to visit the page and see the positions.