UPCOMING WORKSHOPS – How to Start a Community Garden

Join us on June 3 or June 5, 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 of at least one garden coordinator (or a member of the garden who is working on the proposal) at a How to Start a Community Garden workshop is a requirement in order to apply for funding through the Community Garden Development Fund (CGDF). The CGDF applicant must have attended a workshop in the past 3 years, as criteria and processes have changed throughout the years, and we encourage more than one to attend at a time.

TWO IDENTICAL SESSIONS – CHOOSE EITHER ONE

WEEKDAY EVENING SESSION: THURSDAY, June 3, 7:00–9:00 pm.

WHERE: ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

RSVP: CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER

WEEKEND AFTERNOON SESSION: Saturday, June 5, 4:00–6:00 pm.

WHERE: ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

RSVP: CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER

FOR QUESTIONS please contact Sun Shan at communitygardening@justfood.ca.

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

Gardening 2021 Workshops and Resources in Ottawa

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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 gardeners alike.

This series aims to cover every aspect of gardening, from starting seeds to growing in smaller and larger spaces, and is taught by experienced gardeners from the Ottawa region. 

These free workshops and slides can be accessed on Just Food site HERE

Topics include:



2. Free Garden Guides for Ottawa 

Available in five languages! And YES by all means share them!

CGN Garden Guide – English (pdf, 2.5 MB)

Le guide du jardinier – French (pdf, 2.2 MB)

Guía para huertos – Spanish (pdf, 2.1 MB)

دليل البستن ة – Arabic (pdf 2.4 MB)

渥太华菜园指南 – Mandarin (pdf 2.5 MB)



3. Canadian Organic Growers Gardening Symposium 2021

Just in time! Canadian Organic Growers (COG) local chapter and its wonderful Senior Organic Gardeners (SOG) program, will be hosting their Gardening Symposium 2021 through a series of online gardening workshops. These at-cost workshops are run on Wednesday afternoons.

  1. Wed, Mar 3, 2021 1:30 PM – Supporting Your Immune System: In the Garden with Elycia Kellett
  2. Wed, Mar 10, 2021 1:30 PM | Container Gardens- With Rob Danforth
  3. Wed, Mar 17, 2021 1:30 PM | Making Your Own Herbal Teas – With Kayoki Whiteduck
  4. Wed, Mar 24, 2021 1:30 PM | Pollinator Gardens- With Rob Danforth
  5. Wed, Mar 31, 2021 1:30 PM | Square Foot Gardens: Companion Plants with Chelsea Dozois

The above sessions can be registered on SOG’s event page HERE.

Down to Earth – check out the wealth of food growing and gardening notes from our partner Canadian Organic Grower at https://www.cog.ca/ottawa/down-to-earth-newsletter/.



HAPPY GARDENING!

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 of at least one garden coordinator (or a member of the garden who is working on the proposal) at a How to Start a Community Garden workshop is a requirement in order to apply for funding through the Community Garden Development Fund (CGDF). The CGDF applicant must have attended a workshop in the past 3 years, as criteria and processes have changed throughout the years, and we encourage more than one to attend at a time.

TWO IDENTICAL SESSIONS – CHOOSE EITHER ONE

TUESDAY EVENING SESSION: Tuesday, March 23, 6:30–8:30pm.

WHERE: ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

RSVP: CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER

SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Saturday, March 27, 3:00–5:00pm.

WHERE: ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

RSVP: CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER

FOR QUESTIONS please contact Sun Shan at communitygardening@justfood.ca.

Two Dates in February 2021 | WORKSHOP How to Start a Community Garden

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Community Gardening Network of Ottawa

Join us on Feb 16 OR Feb 20, 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 supports available, tips for organizing and much more! Suitable for new gardens, or existing gardens looking to onboard new volunteer coordinators!

The attendance of at least one garden coordinator (or a member of the garden who is working on the proposal) at a How to Start a Community Garden workshop is a requirement in order to apply for funding through the Community Garden Development Fund. The coordinator must have attended a workshop in one of the past 3 years as criteria and processes have changed throughout the years, and we encourage more than one to attend at a time.

TWO IDENTICAL SESSIONS – CHOOSE EITHER ONE

TUESDAY EVENING SESSION: Tuesday, February 16, 6:30–8:30pm.
WHERE: ONLINE ZOOM MEETING
RSVP: CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER

SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Saturday, February 20, 3:00–5:00pm.
WHERE: ONLINE ZOOM MEETING
RSVP: CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER

FOR QUESTIONS please contact Sun Shan at communitygardening@justfood.ca.