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 much more!

The attendance of at least one garden coordinator at a How to Start a Community Garden workshop is a requirement in order to receive funding through the Community Garden Development Fund.  The coordinator must have attended a workshop in one of the past 3 years.

Registration is required as space is limited.

When: Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 
Where: 2391 Pépin Court |Ottawa ON

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30
Where:Nepean Room | Nepean, Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre | 1547 Merivale Road, Unit 240

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30
Where: Bank Room | Heron Road Community Centre | 1480 Heron Road |

on RSVP please identify the general area where you plan to set up a community garden, and summarize your work to date, if applicable.

Start-up Farm Program

Just Food established the Start-Up Farm Program to support new farmers in the Ottawa region. By offering access to land, shared infrastructure/equipment, and training, the program aims to enable more people in this region to start their own successful farm business.

> Read More about Just Food’s Start-up Farm program