Orlando Lopez and Liz Kirk will be teaching the techniques of seed starting - you will learn essential techniques for growing strong seedlings, make your own biodegradable, ready to plant seed starter pots, take home a seed tray with potted seeds and seedlings. You will also receive vegetable seeds that you could plant in your garden.
Join FoodShare Toronto, Ryerson University's Centre for Studies in Food Security and Ryerson Food Interest Group (RYEfig) as we host Dr. Alejandro Rojas and Elena Orrego from Vancouver's Think & Eat Green at School initiative.
Think & Eat Green at School builds healthy and sustainable school food systems by facilitating a community of learners in action research in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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.
Just starting out, or been gardening for a bit and want to take it to the next level? By the end of this workshop you will leave with a garden plan you designed for your space, with expert help on the needs of your growing environment.
Participants leave with resources (planting schedule guide, annotated bibliography, seeds etc) and garden plan.
Join us as we catch up on our winter reading with an abridge discussion on Diet for a Small Planet from 6-7pm, followed by full meeting featuring The Edible City at 7pm.
FoodShare Talks is a book club and discussion series that promotes open dialogue to sink our teeth into some of the leading ideas driving our food movement. Meetings are held seasonally following a book club inspired discussion group format to share questions, reflections, and comments.
Have a basic understanding of planning a vegetable garden, want to bring it to the next level? If you participated in the Beginner Garden Design workshop, or you have a number of years under your belt, this workshop could help your harvest be the best one yet.
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!
We will have additional containers on hand for you to buy, and other great FoodShare resources to share.
The art and science of planting and seeding different varieties. Choosing the right soil, and adding organic material, spacing, watering in, when to add plant supports like trellises and taking care of your seedlings before fruiting. You will leave with seedlings and seeds.
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 in less than a month! Trouble shooting, a recipe for best practices, and no complaints from your neighbours...You will have the opportunity to buy a backyard composter when you come
CALLING ALL TEACHERS, EDUCATORS & PARENTS!
Join our dynamic Field to Table Schools team for an amazing two days packed with good food education tips and hints, learn about sustainable growing techniques, get the chance to see our new School Grown Rooftop garden at Eastdale CI and more!