Upcoming Workshops – How to Start a Community Garden

Join us to learn about the steps you need to take to start a community garden in the Ottawa region. Learn everything you need to know to make your dream community garden a reality, including:

  • How to search for land
  • Information on garden design, building, leadership, & community outreach
  • How to apply for funding through the Community Gardening Development Fund (CGDF)
  • Important tips for long-term success!

Suitable for new gardens, or existing gardens looking to onboard new volunteer coordinators.

No experience required – simply your passion for local and organic food security!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Attending a How to Start a Community Garden workshop is a requirement in order to apply for funding through the Community Garden Development Fund (CGDF).

If you live outside Ottawa – you are most welcome to join anyway, as the information you will learn at this workshop can be applied to any community garden project!

NEXT SESSION:  February 8 2023, from 6:30-8:30pm (2 hours)


Please contact communitygardening@justfood.ca for more info or to register

We look forward to seeing you at this interactive workshop!

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