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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS – How to Start a Community Garden

Join us on April 29th or May 1st, 2021 and learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden. How to search for land, what is essential when starting a community garden, the support available, tips for organizing and much more!

2021 CSA Farm Guide

Are you looking for fresh produce from a local farm to your table, all summer long? Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) boxes are a great way to connect with and support local farmers, by ordering your seasonal produce in advance. CSA farms usually offer weekly delivery or pick-up of vegetables. CSA shares can also include meat, …

Get Ready to Garden 2021 | Learn Through (Virtual) Gardening Workshops and Resources

____ Click to see details below: 1. Just Food Gardening Basics – Free Workshops 2. Free Garden Guides for Ottawa in English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic 3. Canadian Organic Growers Gardening Symposium 2021 1. Just Food Gardening Basics – Free Workshops  Gardening Basics brought to you by Community Gardening Network at Just Food, for home gardeners or community …

March 2021 | WORKSHOP How to Start a Community Garden

Join us on March 23 or March 27, 2021 and learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden. How to search for land, what is essential when starting a community garden, the support available, tips for organizing and much more!Suitable for new gardens, or existing gardens looking to onboard new volunteer coordinators.The attendance …

Input into Ottawa City Council’s decision on the urban boundary expansion

Tomorrow, Ottawa City Council will meet to vote on recommendations made at a joint meeting of the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee and the Planning committee, in late January. The recommendations include the selection of lands slated for development in a new, expanded urban boundary. These decisions are significant, difficult to overturn, and therefore will have a …

People’s Official Plan calls on Ottawa City Council to defer urban expansion decision

PRESS RELEASETuesday, February 9, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Representatives from the People’s Official Plan¹ – a coalition of community and  environmental groups focused on strengthening climate action and equity in Ottawa’s new Official Plan – are calling on Ottawa City Council to defer a major decision regarding urban expansion. Currently, Council’s decision is scheduled for February 10, …

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