The Toronto Compost Leaders, in partnership with FoodShare and TD Friends of the Environment would like to offer your community garden the chance to receive all materials for a compost system free of charge, plus support in organizing your Compost build, and assistance in developing an ongoing community composting plan.
Join us for a Mead Making Workshop Led by Experienced Mead Maker Catherine Henderson!
Mead is honey wine and is the first alcoholic drink brewed, earlier than wine or beer. We will make a big batch, sample various brews, and talk about the finer points of mead and wine fermentation.
DIY Containers for balconies, patios, porches and backyards - Build your own low cost container for your balcony or backyard, leave with a self-watering container you built, seedlings, seeds, and learn how to grow your plants in containers for an abundant harvest!
Save the date! The Toronto Youth Food Policy Council (TYFPC) is hosting a FREE cooking workshop and speaker session designed to critically explore the impact of resource extraction on the food sovereignty, food security, and traditional food ways of Canadaís aboriginal peoples.
You will learn about different pollinators with a focus on bees and learn how to create habitats for various kinds of bees in your yard! This is a hands on class where you will build a habitat and take it home.
At this workshop, you will learn how to set up a home vermicomposting system, care for your worms, and harvest castings from your bin. You will go home with everything you need to begin worm composting at home: our home-grown red wrigglers, bins, coconut coir bedding, eggshells and finished worm castings.
The Intensive Leadership and Facilitator Training (ILFT) - A Dismantling Racism Through the Food System Training will be offered in Toronto from May 22 to 24, 2015. For the second time, FoodShare Toronto and its partners will be inviting the stellar trainers of Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative (GFJI).
Mark your calendar! Spread the word!
More information about the training will be shared shortly.
Hope to see you there!
Got bugs on your balcony? Wilted plants in your yard? Join us as we explore organic pest management for food gardens with practical tips for creating lush and healthy gardens. You will learn about: Common pests in the garden, Organic pest control options, Importance of plant diversity for healthy gardens
Wanted to start that compost in your backyard, or you have a composter that you arenít using? You will learn how to create compost that will enrich your soil quickly. Trouble shooting, a recipe for best practices, and no complaints from your neighbours...in fact they might just be jealous about your beautiful plants.
This is a workshop that focuses on planting flowers, herbs and vegetables that will flower all season to attract and save our urban pollinators - especially our bees. Learn how to plan your garden so it will bloom from spring to fall. You will learn with Mylee Nordin, a Professional Apiarist who worked with FoodShare as staff beekeeper for many years and has extensive hands on experience with bees and plants.
Learn the secrets of making an all-star chutney - using a mix of diverse and vibrant ingrediants including mangoes and ontario grown. Sybil Pinnock will teach the techniques of making chutneys from start to finish.