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March 30
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Three Compost System Opportunity for your Community Garden

March 30, 2015

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.

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April 08
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CANCELLED! FoodShare Academy: Mead Making at FoodShare

April 08, 2015

CANCELLED! 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.

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April 16
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FoodShare Academy: Container Gardening - Build your own inexpensive container!

April 16, 2015

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!

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April 21
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Raw 4 Health & Wellness Workshop #4

April 21, 2015

Come to Raw 4 Health & Wellness Workshops to learn how to make your own non-dairy milk!

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April 22
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Preserving Pasts, Reimagining Futures: A Discussion Workshop on Aboriginal Foodways

April 22, 2015

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.

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April 30
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Raw 4 Health & Wellness Workshop #5

April 30, 2015

Come to Raw 4 Health & Wellness Workshops to learn how to make your own non-dairy milk!

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April 30
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FoodShare Academy: ABeeC's - Pollinators and Pollinator Habitats

April 30, 2015

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.

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May 01
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EAT 2 FEED TO

May 01, 2015

Join GOOD FOOD FOR GOOD at Montgomery's Inn for the second EAT 2 FEED TO dinner, featuring the flavours of India and Mexico paired with local wines.

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May 07
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FoodShare Academy: Transplanting and Seeding for a Great Harvest

May 07, 2015

This workshop will teach you what you need to know to give your vegetable plants the best start possible. Keep your vegetable garden healthy and resilient by preventing plant stress!

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May 21
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FoodShare Academy- Vemicompost! Worms Eat your Food Scraps

May 21, 2015

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.

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May 22
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Growing Food Justice by Uprooting Racism Training

May 22, 2015

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!

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June 05
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The Mac and Cheese Festival

June 05, 2015

The Mac and Cheese Festival and FoodShare partner to bring gourmet mac and cheese to the summer melt!

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June 11
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FoodShare Academy: Organic Pest Control

June 11, 2015

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

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June 18
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FoodShare Academy: Backyard Composting - Creating Rich Soil!

June 18, 2015

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.

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June 18
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FoodShare Academy - ABeeC's - Partnering with Pollinators - Creating a garden and yard for pollinators

June 18, 2015

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.

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June 19
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FoodShare Academy: Making Chutneys with Sybil Pinnock

June 19, 2015

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.

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