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Accessing Good Food in Ottawa through the FoodLink Directory

In collaboration with Just Food, Ottawa Pubic Health has launched the new FoodLink Directory on Good Food Ottawa. The FoodLink Directory is an online hub for food and nutritional programs and services in Ottawa, providing those who may be experiencing food insecurity with a comprehensive directory on where to find good food. To us, good …

Fermentation Training in Ottawa 2019 and 2020

For Restaurants, Food Processors and Farms on How to Incorporate Fermentation into Your Business This fermentation training will focus on non-alcohol fermentation and its potential for incorporating into your existing food/farm business. To ask questions, contact: info@justfood.ca Two identical courses, maximum 15 people each: First Session: Two Saturdays, November 30 & December 7, 2019, @ 10:00 am – …

Healthy Diets for World Food Day

It’s World Food Day, and this year’s theme—Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World—reminds us of the complexity of the task in front of us. A Healthy Diet demands “sufficient, safe, nutritious and diverse foods”, but also fresh, locally produced foods—foods that support farm families, and enable them to produce food for their communities in a manner that regenerates …

Nov 12 | WORKSHOP How to Start a Community Garden

Join us on Nov 12 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 supports that are available, tips for organizing the garden, and much more! The attendance of at least one garden coordinator at a How to Start …

Absolutely Beautiful and Rare Organic Farm For Sale

95 Acre Beautiful Organic Farm with Mature Forest For Sale 32 years of organic farmland and white pine forest, close to Ottawa. Shovel-ready! Get ready to farm for your 2020 season! A rare find, top-notch organic 95.3-acre property with a 5-bedroom, 1344 square ft bungalow house, 1 1/2 baths, wood stove and new furnace, 2-car …

Oct 5 | Volunteer for Garden Border Replacement Project

Volunteers Needed: Michele Heights Community Garden Border Replacement Project  Michele Heights Community Garden, located in Michele Park in the west end of Ottawa (closest address is 2955 Michele Drive), adjacent to Michele Heights Community Housing is planning to replace the borders around the plots at our community gardens. The existing border are at end of life …