Save the Date: Seedy Saturday 2024

Save the Date for: Ottawa’s Seedy Saturday  March 2, 2024   Come one, come all to an Ottawa spring tradition! The Alta Vista Community Association Local Food Committee, a group of community gardenersinterested in food security, is working with Just Food and Seeds of Diversity to host this event in Ottawa for 2024. Where? Emmanuel […]

Connect with food action this World Food Day

Today is World Food Day Today we acknowledge World Food Day, which takes place annually on October 16. World Food Day promotes awareness of hunger and action for the future of food, people, and the planet. What can you do to connect locally with food action? Check out what’s happening in your neighbourhood over at […]

Fall Farm Fest 2023

Fall Farm Fest – EVERYONE WELCOME ! Bring your family and friends – Free to attend As part of Just Food’s 20th year anniversary celebration we are inviting you to attend this year’s Fall Farm Fest at the Just Food Community Farm on Sunday October 1st! Enjoy live music, wagon ride farm tours, buy fresh […]

November 8, 2023 | How to Start a Community Garden – Online Workshop

Join us November 8th, 2023 at 6:30 – 8:30pm  Learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden, including 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. […]

Seed and Soil at Just Food Farm

10:30am-2:00pm Just Food Community Farm is a seed and soil distribution site this year! Do you face any barriers to accessing seed and soil? Register for the seed and soil program! This program is open to anybody in Ottawa who faces any barriers to accessing seed and soil and has access to space to garden. […]

SeedLing Saturday Demonstrations – May 13 2023

May 13th, 10am-1:30pm 2391 Pépin Court, Ottawa SeedLing Saturday is tomorrow! Enjoy seedling vendors, live music, and freshly made food! Ask your expert gardener and enjoy 5 live demonstrations on sustainable gardening practices from COG-OSO! 11:00 Test for Seed Viability 11:30 Plant & support a tomato 1200 Make Your Own Paper Seedling Pots 12:30 Soap […]

May 24, 2023 | How to Start a Community Garden – Online Workshop

Join us Wed May 24, 2023 at 6:30-8:30pm  Learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden, including 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 […]

April 5 & 18, 2023 | How to Start a Community Garden – Online Workshop

Join us one of these two dates: Wed April 5, 2023 at 6:30-8:30pm  Or  Tues April 18 2023 at 6:30-8:30pm Learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden, including how to search for land, what is essential when starting a community garden, the support available, tips for organizing and much more! Suitable for […]

Stop undisclosed, unregulated Genetically Modified Seeds

Join thousands of people across Turtle Island tomorrow to call the Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, at 613-995-2024 and tell him that you do not support self-regulation of genetically modified products. Self-regulation removes government safety checks that ensure transparency and accountability from companies who make genetically modified seeds. This sets a dangerous precedent that will […]