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COG Seeking Growing Up Organic Volunteer Director

Canadian Organic Growers (COG)i is looking for a volunteer director for their Growing Up Organic (GUO) program in Ottawa. Some of the duties include: Oversees the GUO Program carrying out our Mission and Strategic Plans Reports to monthly meetings of the COG OSO Steering Committee under the umbrella of COG National. Leads the Growing Up …

Feb 15 | WORKSHOP How to Start a Community Garden

Join us on Feb 15 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 available, tips for organizing and much more! The attendance of at least one garden coordinator (or a member of the garden who is working …

January 2020 Newsletter

Food News and Events in the Ottawa Region   Just Food News and Events  1. Jan 29 | Just Food joins call declaring that Ottawa is in a Housing Emergency  2. Feb 26, March 4, 11 (Second Session April 11 and 25) | Fermentation Training for People Who Sell Food 3. Feb 15 | How …

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 …