The Neighbourhood Tomato Community Gardens

July 11, 2015

Here's Almonte Daycare staffer Angie Giles talking about the importance of the daycare having a garden plot at Augusta Park and all the fun the kids are having learning about growing healthy food.

Posted by The Neighbourhood Tomato Community Gardens on Tuesday, 7 July 2015
 

Farmers Markets Ontario

June 20, 2015

Welcome to the official website
of Ontario farmers’ markets

Farmers’ markets in Ontario are booming—and no wonder!

Shoppers love them because they can buy top-quality farm-fresh products directly from the person who produced them—and can often find products they won’t find anywhere else.

Communities love them because they bring people together and can turn once-deserted areas into hives of activity, attracting extra business for stores and restaurants nearby.

Farmers love them because th...


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Canadian Organic Growers (COG) & GMO

June 20, 2015
(October, 1999) Canadian Organic Growers (COG) represents organic growers, processors and consumers across Canada. COG endorses and promotes agricultural practices that ensure healthful food and a healthy environment for Canadians. In our view, genetic engineering (GE) runs contrary to the principles of caring for and protecting people and the ecosystems on which they depend. GE is a short-term, illconceived and oversimplified approach to agriculture; it does not respect natural systems. Gene...
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Canadian Organic Growers.

June 20, 2015
Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is a national charitable organization (13014 0494 RR0001) with members in all regions of Canada. COG is connected to the regions through eight regional Chapters, four affiliated organizations, and to the international organic community through membership in the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM).
COG's membership is diverse and includes farmers, gardeners, processors, retailers, educators, policy-makers, and consumers. Not all COG m...

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Seeds of Diversity

June 19, 2015

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Your zone, gardening in Eastern Ontari

June 19, 2015


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Ottawa Permaculture, food for though

June 19, 2015

Permaculture Ottawa

Our organization is a not for profit, non-partisan volunteer group focused on delivering popular education, supporting community projects and advocating for sustainable and socially just living spaces in Ottawa. We are committed to organizing around a respect for differences, solidarity and shared leadership.


http://permacultureottawa.ca/

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Ottawa gardening and living love this.

June 19, 2015

Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC)
is a community-based, tenant and member directed, non-profit housing organization whose mission is to create, maintain and promote housing for low and moderate income people. With over 50 properties in downtown Ottawa, CCOC has almost 1,600 units of affordable rental housing.CCOC strives to be a landlord of choice. This means having good quality buildings and apartments in walkable downtown neighbourhoods; providing diversity in housing options and...

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City Green FYI build roof top garden.

June 19, 2015

No ground to grow your edibles? Think up—onto your rooftop! If you don’t want to allocate valuable real estate to creating an edible garden but still want the pleasure of growing vegetables and fruits, a green roof may be the solution for you.


http://gardentherapy.ca/edible-rooftop-garden/

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City Green, love pushes Montreal

June 19, 2015

Rooftop Gardens Project in Montreal

Since 2003, Alternatives has been promoting the recuperation of unused spaces such as rooftops, terraces and balconies for developing new productive green space. The goal is to create simple models of food production that are affordable, ecological, participative, and easily transferable to the global South as much as northern countries. This type of production is seen as a way to deal with increasing urbanization, pollution, and impoverishment of urban popu...


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