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Common Roots Urban Farm Fundraiser at FREDs - You are invited to a fundraiser for Common Roots Urban Farm (located at the corner of Robie and Quinpool). Featuring musical talents such as Rachel Sunter and Willie Startton with Jon Mckeil, as well as a silent auction. Fundraiser will be held at FREDs at 8:30pm.
Common Roots Urban Farm - Common Roots Urban Farm is into its third year of production. Last year they delivered 1650 lbs of healthy produce to the Parker Street Food Bank with the help of youth groups, school classes, and hundreds of volunteers.
Stay in Touch with Common Roots Urban Farm - If you are interested in keeping up to date on plans for the 2104 planting season sign up for the email list that has all the farm’s activities: commonroots@partnersforcare.ca
2013 ACORN Conference and Trade Show November 20-22, Moncton, New Brunswick -

Atlantic Canada Organic Regional Network (ACORN) 14th Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held this year in Delta Beausejour, Moncton, New Brunswick from November 20th - 22nd.

Annual Harvest Hootenanny and Pumpkin Smash! - On Saturday, November 2nd from 2pm - 7pm join Common Roots Urban Farm, its volunteers, supporters, and community for a Harvest Hootenanny! Yup - it's exactly what it sounds like: an afternoon filled with food, music and fun in celebration of the harvest season and the community that grows wherever food does. Bring all the pumpkins you can possibly find and a potluck dish if you are so inclined!
A Night on Nova Scotia's Old Growth Forests - Jamie Simpson, Author, will give a presentation on Nova Scotia's old growth forests followed by a short reading from his upcoming book :"Journeys in Eastern Old Forests" coming out in the spring of 2014.
Permaculture Workshop at The Deanery Project -

Curious about Permaculture? Come out for an "Introduction to Permaculture" workshop at The Deanery Project! The day will be geared for beginners/those new to Permaculture, but all wisdom and experience is welcome.

Community Root Cellar at the EAC - Do you marvel at the thought of eating tasty Nova Scotia vegetables in the thick of winter? It’s possible! Be part of a small group of people who collectively engage in the bulk ordering of veggies, and maintain a root cellar throughout the year.
Plotters and Friends Picnic @ Common Roots Urban Farm - On Sunday July 14th (weather dependant) there will be a picnic for plotters and friends at Common Roots Urban Farm (located at the intersection of Bell and Robie) between 2:30 and 5. There will be music starting around 3, iced teas made with herbs from the farm, and some lovely folks! Bring a cup and a snack to share if you feel so inclined!
Home Grown Organic Foods Plot at Common Roots Urban Farm - Home Grown Organic Foods is the proud parent of 2 plots this summer at Common Roots Urban Farm located at the corner of Robie St and Bell Rd. Drop by to help us plant and build, check out the Common Roots Market Farm and spend some time with some sun-loving, green-growing, foodie folks. See you at the farm!
Common Roots Host Program - Common Roots is beginning our Host program again! This year, we want to have 30 Hosts on the farm to greet visitors, give information and do some work on the farm. We want to have 4 people on the farm every day between 3-6pm.
The Grow a Farmer Apprenticeship and Mentorship Program - The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network–has officially launched the first organic farmer training program and is now accepting applications for the 2013 season – we would love your help to spread the word!
ACORN Organic Fruit Tour! - ACORN is planning a two-day organic fruit tour through the Annapolis Valley in early August. Join us as we learn a range of organic management techniques from experienced apple, high bush blueberry and grape growers.
Mother Oak Permaculture workshop
Designing for Resilience
- Our second workshop of the season will be held the weekend of August 18th. The subject of the weekend is "Designing for Resilience." We will begin with a circle and camp fire on friday evening(7:30pm) and go through to Sunday afternoon. We are limiting participant numbers to 12, so sign up early!
A Healthy Garden is a Healthy Community! - Check out urban garden initiatives in HRM
ACORN presents: Annual General Meeting & The Politics of Food - On March 31st, all ACORN members are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting, taking place in Sackville, New Brunswick. The afternoon is open to the public and will include a series of speakers discussing The Politics of Food, including keynote speaker Jeff Moore, founder of Just Us!.
Organic Gardening Course for Beginners: From the Ground Up - Whether you are interested in working towards food self-sufficiency or just filling a small plot of ground with something delicious and nutritious, this course is for you.
Naturalize your lawn
With Bill Freedman, PhD
- The Ecology Action Centres` Native Plant Series presents `Naturalize your lawn; how to bring diversity into your garden and welcome wildlife into our neighbourhoods,` with Bill Freedman, PhD. This discussion will be held from 7 - 8:30 pm at the North Branch Library, 2285, Gottingen St, Halifax, NS.
Bloomfield Community Greenhouse - The greenhouse is collaborative project of the Ecology Action Centre and Imagine Bloomfield.
Outdoor kitchen launches in Halifax north end - An outdoor kitchen and classroom has been built in the North End Community Garden in Halifax. North End Community Health Centre
From Barn to Farm: HomeGrown alumni starts up her own farm! - Jessy a previous HomeGrown packer has started her own farm! Check it out here
The Falls Brook Free School - Following two years of great success, Falls Brook Center is hosting a third edition of the Falls Brook Free School. This year the event will be held over on July 15th, 16th and 17th at Falls Brook Centre in Knowlesville, New Brunswick and as always, everyone is invited to participate in a weekend of sharing skills, ideas, and summer sunshine.
Organic Friends E-Zine - Highlighting up-dates to the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) website: http://www.oacc.info/FriendsE-zines/may2011.asp
Nursery Native Plant Sale: April 28-30 - Join us at Windhorse Farm for a sale on our native trees, shrubs and perennials.
The Basics of Companion Planting - Refresh your gardening skill with this upcoming program at Windhorse Farm
ACORN Organic Conference and Trade Show - A three day event covering all aspects of organic farming and community supported agriculture. March 10th to the 12th.
Grow Your Garden! - The Urban Garden Project is pleased to announce that we have the means available to support 15 garden sites that are currently looking to grow their resources and need some extra help.
Community Gardens, anyone? - HRM My Community - How to Start A Community Garden: http://www.myhrm.ca/ToolKit/CommunityGardens.php
Fair Trade for the PEI Farm Industry - Fair trade is a concept more and more consumers are embracing. Now, farmers on Prince Edward Island want to get involved as well.Although the fair trade concept most often refers to products originating in the developing world, members of the National Farmers Union, District 1, Region 1, want to develop a domestic version of fair trade that could help producers reach the promise land of profitability.
Honeybee colony collapse disorder - Honeybee populations are being decimated and it is yet to be determined as to why this is occurring. What is known however is that 1/3 of US crops are feeling the effects. The film Nicotine Bees claims that it may be due to nicotinyl insecticides. To learn more check out the trailer here that previews the documentary on this very important and pertinent issue.
More Info on City Chickens - Here is a bit more information on urban chickens. Firstly I will attach the information report that was put together in 2008. This report was put together by a city staffer after the issue of urban chickens first came up. In it, on page 2, there is a table that outlines what the regulations and by-laws are in regards to keeping chickens in various parts of HRM, so if you do not live on the peninsula and want to know what the regulations are you can find that information here. You can find the report at: www.halifax.ca/commcoun/pcc/documents/Chickens415.pdf
Black River Farm
Harvest Gathering
- In the old days, people would stock up their root cellars and pantries in the fall to carry them through the winter. We are slowly reviving this tradition. On Saturday, October 3, Black River Farm will be hosting a harvest gathering. Root crops such as carrots, potatoes, beets, daikon radish, garlic and more will be available for sale by U-pick.
Sustainable Gardening Workshop - Second of three workshops offered through Windhorse Farms 2009 gardening series. This workshop will focus on the summer vegetable garden.
Natural Beekeeping with Ross Conrad - Learn about the current state of the honeybee and the beekeeping industry and alternatives to the failing status quo.
Start a Garden! Spring Workshop - This weekend workshop with organic farmer Alex Denicola will cover all the basics you need to start your own backyard garden.
Windhorse Farm Sustainable Gardening Workshop Series - Windhorse Farm is offering a sustainable gardening workshop series this year. You, or someone you know, may want to join us in the gardens on the shores of Wentzells Lake.
The EAC is selling Organic Christmas Trees and Chemical Free Wreaths - Trees come in 6 to 8 feet size for 30.00 and over 8 feet for 35.00
Wreaths may be purchased decorated with a red, plaid or gold bow for 25.00 or undecorated for 15.00
Energy Solutions for Our Farms Conference - The Federations and Alliance of Agriculture in Atlantic Canada are organizing a conference dedicated to finding energy solutions best suited to agriculture in Atlantic Canada
Peasants and Agribusiness: The Dynamics of Food Production and Agrarian Change in Brazil - Public lecture presented by Bernardo Mancano Fernandez, the director of the Center for Agrarian Reform Study Research and Projects UNESP, Sao Paulo Brazil.
Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Agriculture - Learn about the current state of the honeybee and the beekeeping industry and alternatives to the failing status quo.
The Natural History of a Marsh - We will walk around Belchers Marsh and Little Belchers Pond investigating the life of the marsh, bog and woodlands nearby
Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom: A Three Day Summer Institute - Learn how to assist your grade three and grade four students learn through ecological inquiry. Imagine investigating the rich habitats and communities right outside your classroom.
Garden of Delights Family Camp - A place to spend quality time with your family and experiment with alternative ways to be in an ever changing, challenging world
Herb Fest 2008 - The Herbalist Association of Nova Scotia is having their annual herb fair as hosted by RiverView Herbs in Maitland.
Herb Walks
Wild medicines of the field and forest
- Watch out for that weed under your foot, it is actually a medicinal herb!

Join herbalist Savayda Jarone on this experiential and informative journey into two wild and natural herbal habitats right here in the city.
BioBlitz of Long Lake Provincial Park - More than 70 scientists from Saint Marys and other universities throughout Atlantic Canada will converge on Long Lake Provincial Park June 6 and 7 to conduct the first annual BioBlitz in Nova Scotia.
The First New Farmers Gathering - An alternative conference for those who farm or who are interested in sustainable farming.
Celebrate Earth Day - Grow Native - Come visit the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens, Saturday April 26th from 9am - 12pm for their Earth Day Native Plant Sale.
Seedy Saturday - An annual gathering of gardeners from near and far come together to share their treasures from the garden. Do not miss this once a year opportunity to exchange seeds and growing tips with expert gardeners from all over the region.
USC Canada is coming to visit Truro and Halifax - USC Canada is coming to raise awareness about seed saving, seed sovereignty, and social justice. You’re invited to a series of events between March 7 and 10.
Mentoring: Step Up Program - Make a difference in a young farmer’s life
STEP UP is an on-farm paid work placement that matches experienced farm managers with young people just starting their farming careers.
Amending HRM Bylaws to Permit Backyard Poultry Raising - To: Halifax Municipal Council

This petition requests municipal permission for residents of Halifax, Nova Scotia to raise a small number of poultry in their backyards, subject to reasonable controls and regulations.

Poultry raising (particularly egg laying chickens) has been a long standing tradition in almost every part of the world for thousands of years. The practice is an environmentally friendly hobby with no serious negative impacts on neighbourhoods and many benefits and positive results.
Pesticide-free local Christmas Trees from the EAC - The Ecology Action Centre is holding its annual Christmas fundraiser, selling pesticide free Christmas trees and wreaths.
Workshop on Biodynamic Agriculture - This is just a quick note to mention that we will be hosting a one-day workshop on biodynamic agriculture and animal homeopathy on Wednesday Nov. 21st at the Tatamagouche Centre.
Local Food Guide - The folks at SunRoot Farm recently created a local food guide for East Hants with a map of farms in the area. To check it out, go to: http://www.sunroot.org/ecoframe.htm and click on projects.
Seedy Saturday - Come and buy or swap seeds on March 10 at the Captain William Spry Recreation Centre! Prizes and fun for the whole family!
Ban Terminator Seeds - Terminator seeds are genetically modified to be sterile after first harvest. Please visit www.banterminator.org Your action is needed. Il faut agir.
After 70-Year ban: Hemp may be legally grown on US soil - After receiving thousands of emails and letters from grassroots constituents, including organic consumers, the California Senate has approved a bill (26-13) that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. Senate Republican Tom McClintock spearheaded the bill on the Senate floor and noted that hemp "bears no more resemblance to marijuana than a poodle bears to a wolf...you would die from smoke inhalation before you would get high."
Heliotrust 2006 and Beyond - Heliotrust’s mission is to conserve farm land, resources, and knowledge in order to have ecological food production now and in the future.
Canada backs terminator seeds - An international moratorium on the use of one of the world's most controversial GM food technologies may be broken today if the Canadian government gets seed sterilisation backed at a UN meeting.
Pruning For Fruit Production - Learn how to care for fruit bushes, vines, and trees and optimize fruit production; Find out how to resurrect an old and overgrown fruit tree. This will be a hands-on session. Participants will have the opportunity to practice and try out what they¹ve learned.
First contamination report reveals worldwide illegal spread of genetically engineered crops - The first report into the extent to which genetically engineered organisms have 'leaked' into the environment reveals a disturbing picture of widespread contamination, illegal planting and negative agricultural side effects.
2006 Season Organic Apprenticeship opportunities - Are you interested in learning outside of that 4-walled classroom? It is time for a different kind of education?

Come to the East Coast of Canada where your classrooms are the organic farms, the teachers are the farmers, and the student is you.
Large On-Farm Study Confirms Organic Recommendation - By Roxanne Beavers and Brenda Frick
The OACC (Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada) and organic farmers in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, PEI and Nova Scotia recently completed the largest on-farm organic field experiment conducted in Canada. They compared seeding rates of spring wheat in 25 fields on organic farms and in research plots at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.
Cotton Farmers Sue Monsanto, Others, for Crop Loss - More than 90 Texas cotton farmers have sued Monsanto Co and two affiliated companies, claiming they suffered widespread crop losses because Monsanto failed to warn them of a defect in its genetically altered cotton product. The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Marshall, Texas, seeks an injunction against what it calls a "longstanding campaign of deception," and asks the court to award both actual and punitive damages.
Seedy Saturday - We at the Urban Farm Museum hope 2006 will be a happy and prosperous year for you.
Denmark to tax farmers of GM crops - Depending on your point of view, it's either a neat ruse to help keep genetically modified crops out of Europe, or an unfair barrier to farmers who want to benefit from GM technology. Denmark became the first country in Europe to tax farmers who grow GM crops. The money collected, around ¬13 per hectare, will be used to compensate organic or conventional farmers who can't sell produce at its usual price because of contamination from a GM farm nearby. Crops with a GM content above 0.9 per cent cannot be labelled GM free.
Terminator ban undermined at UN meeting in Spain - The National Farmers Union (NFU)of Canada, the National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) in the United States, and other organizations are concerned that suicide seeds may be introduced into the environment through the back door.
Talk by Dr. Av Singh and screening of Seeds of Change - To support the Ban Terminator Campaign, the Ecology Action Centre?s Food Action Committee will be hosting a talk by Dr. Av Singh and screening the Canadian film Seeds of Change. Told from the perspectives of Canadian farmers, this film explores the controversy surrounding genetically modified (GM) crops and how it has changed the face of agriculture in western Canada.
Open house at Gorsebrook Gardens - Come one come all to an Open House at Gorsebrook Gardens (on Gorsebrook Field, just off Lundy's Lane which is off Wellington halfway between Inglis and South St.)from 11am to 2pm this Sunday, October 16th.
Food security through agricultural biodiversity: The experience of Seeds of Survival in Mali - Saint Mary's University International Development Grad Society is pleased to announce a presentation by Mamadou Mana Diakité, Regional Director of USC Seeds of Survival (SoS) West Africa.
Food, farming and seeds: Canadian and Malian experiences in community-based food security - With special guest: Mamadou Mana Diakité, Director for USC Seeds of Survival (SoS) West Africa. Please join us for an informal evening of dialogue on Tuesday, September 27, hosted by the Urban Farm Museum Society
Garlic Festival at SunRoot Farm - Festival highlights include:
Community Marketplace with food and crafts, a barbecue, childrens' activities, a theatre performance by Zuppa Circus, and a variety of workshops on growing, harvesting, and braiding garlic, beekeeping, herbal medicine, organic agriculture.

Admission if FREE!
Timberframe Cabin Construction Workshop - This hands-on workshop will offer an overview of timberframe design, tools, construction methods, and the raising of a timberframe cabin. This workshop is open to all who are interested in timberframe construction. Previous carpentry experience is not required.
Over the Garden Gate - The YWCA is holding its annual fundraiser, "Over the Garden Gate" (previously known as Gardens on Sunday), on Sunday June 12th, noon - 6.

This is a self-guided tour of nine personal gardens throughout Halifax, Bedford and Dartmouth. This is a great opportunity to visit some beautiful gardens for ideas & tips, and simple enjoyment.
Become a part of the Seymour Green Team - If you are interested in getting involved with the garden, and becoming a part of the Seymour Green Team, (to prepare, maintain and share the harvest at the end of the summer) mark the following events on your calendar!
Urban Farm Plant Sale - Our annual plant sale is Saturday, May 14th starting at 10:00 am at the Captain William Spry Community Centre.
Windhorse Farm - Open Farm Day - Come explore the farm and view the gardens, orchard, woodlot and woodworking shop. Visit the horses, our milking goat, and chickens. We're going to make a sod conversion and turn some compost too!
Work and Wonder in the Spring Garden - For many people, gardening is a form of spiritual practice. This retreat focuses on the contemplation of nature, learning to nurture the abundance of plant life we so enjoy, and taking time to appreciate and admire the world around us.
Another California county may go GE-Free - Activists in California's Sonoma County, have successfully placed an initiative on the ballot for a 10 year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops.
Monsanto found guilty of International Bribery - Monsanto, the leading global producer of genetically engineered seeds and crops, has been found guilty of bribing government officials in Indonesia.
"ORGANIC" Factory Farms? - The Wisconsin-based Cornucopia Institute has filed a formal complaint with the USDA National Organic Program against an "organic" dairy farm in Colorado.
Wwoofers are treated to an organic experience - By, Roberta Avery
Toronto Star


Wwoofing - it sounds like a barking dog. The Canadian guidebook defines the latest travel fad as touring the world in search of organic farms to pull weeds for alms.
Acorn responds to Shmeiser / Monsanto Supreme Court Decision - ACORN thanks Percy and Louise Schmeiser on behalf of Atlantic Canadian organic producers and processors
Introduction to Permaculture Principles - This weekend course is designed to provide an introduction to the principles and concepts of Permaculture. In this course you will examine land use and community building movements and strategies which work towards the harmonius integration of people, plants, animals, soil and water.
Now's the time for P.E.I. to develop a policy on genetically modified organisms - Since December, the question has been circulating around the Island -- should P.E.I. become a GMO-free zone? This is not a question that most provinces have to give extended consideration to. No other province is entirely an island. Only P.E.I. has full perimeter ocean protection against GM dispersal and cross-pollination from other jurisdictions.
"Come Grow with Us" - Summer growing program for children and families - “Come Grow with Us” is a project for children and youth (ages 8 through 18) and their families. Come Grow with Us is a fun way to learn about healthy eating and to grow food for your own family! We also need adult Farm Volunteer Mentors to take part in this exciting new project.
Our Fine Feathered Friends - Explore the bird world with us! This event is for all levels of birders from newcomers to experienced. Friday evening will set the stage as we introduce ourselves to the Centre grounds through bird's eyes!
Natural Building: Structures and Community - Are you interested in a hands-on experience with straw bale, cob and thatch construction? Natural building uses local, natural materials to create healthy, affordable and environmentally responsible structures, whether a home, a school, or a garden shed. Small projects in schools (Grades P-12) have been tremendous for learning and community building.
Healthy lawn care fundraiser - The South Shore Pesticide Reduction Action Group (SSPRAG) is once again raising funds for its public education activities. You can help us out and increase your knowledge of sustainable lawn care practices at the same time by purchasing the following excellent book:
Urgent Action: Pesticide Bylaw under Threat - Pesticide companies are lobbying the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) to be allowed to regulate themselves and issue their own spray permits whenever they want them. Landscape Nova Scotia (LNS), the lobby group for lawn care companies, is making a major move to take over the permit and lawn inspection process under Pesticide Bylaw (P-800). [Permit requests are applications for exemptions to apply pesticides under the pesticide bylaw, and are supposed to be rare occurrences.]
ACORN 4th Annual Conference and Trade Show - - To create an annual venue that encourages networking and resource sharing, while also creating opportunities for establishing new partnerships and collaborations.

To present practical information and tools applicable to producers and processors in Atlantic Canada, delivered by leading members from our organic community.

To celebrate and showcase current successes that highlight the innovative, hard-working, entrepreneurial spirit of members within our organic community.

To provide an opportunity where members can invest in social capital helping to re-energize and strengthen the organic community.
ORGANIC INPUTS DATABASE - ACORN is launching our ORGANIC INPUTS DATABASE. The database contains technical descriptions on hundreds of approved organic inputs under crop production, livestock production, and processing, as well as approval ratings under PMRA, CGSB, and OMRI, and supplier information. Use the database search to read about an input, or find a supplier!
NECGA Seed Exchange - Over the next few weeks, we plan to launch the NECGA Seed Exchange, where gardeners can post info on seeds they would like to trade with other gardeners in HRM.
Permaculture - Ecological Growing and Living Systems - A 10 day intensive course on the principles of permaculture applied to ecological human habitats and food production systems. Permaculture design concepts are applicable to urban as well as rural settings, and are appropriate for single households as well
North End Community Gardening Association's 2003 Gardening Guidelines - The North End Community Gardening Association's 2003 Gardening Guidelines are now available for download at http://www.necga.chebucto.org
Gorsebrook Gardens - The North End Community Gardening Association (NECGA) is breaking ground on a new community garden project in the South End of Halifax. Located off Wellington Street near Peter Green Hall, the garden will feature a number of raised bed vegetable gardens and native trees and shrubs.
The Month of May - May is a busy month in the garden, full of promise and excitement as plants burst forth. Once the daffodils are in bloom and the first lilac leaves are peeking out - usually a couple of weeks before the last expected frost - many seeds can be planted directly outside. Insects are as busy as garedeners at this time, and 95% of them are either neutral or actively beneficial to plants. There are many little tricks which can be used to outwit the 5% that compete with us, and we can learn to get along with those we cannot outsmart.
Inspiration for spring! - Wow what a way to greet the morning, and even more so the spring! Some of the garlic bulbs i planted are starting to reach up into the light and it makes me wanna dance and cook in the kitchen.
Weed ID & Management in Agricultural Systems - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Monday, February 17 - Wednesday, February 19, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Introductory Welding - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Monday, February 17 - Wednesday February 19, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bovine Artificial Insemination - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Monday, February 17 - Wednesday, February 19
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Responsible Horse Owner II - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Runs from February 5 - March 26
Wednesdays from 6:30-9:00pm (no class on February 19)
Farm Equipment Mechanic Apprenticeship - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Runs from February 3 - March 7
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Turfgrass Establishment - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Courses
Runs from January 20-24
Organic Field Crop Management (Distance Delivery) - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Runs from January 6-April 18
Organic Livestock Production (Distance Delivery) - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Runs from January 6-April 18
For more information please visit www.organicagcentre.ca
Landscape Installation Workshops - Winter/Spring 2003 Continuing Education Course
Runs from January 10 - April 4
Fridays, excluding February 14, 21 and March 28
From 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Atlantic Certified Crop Advisor's Training - Winter/Spring 2003 NSAC Continuing Education Course
Preparation for the Atlantic Certified Crop Advisor's Exam
Tuesday, January 7-Wednesday, January 8 from 8:30am-4:30 pm
The Outdoor Classroom - From ideas to implementation - Teachers, parents, school administrators, non-profit groups, youth and members of the public are invited to a workshop on developing 'grounds for learning'. (translation provided)
Seymour Green Organic Community Garden - Seymour Green Organic Community Garden Meetings
Community Gardens - The North End Community Gardening Association (NECGA) is a registered non-profit organization founded in 1999 to promote urban agriculture and community development.
Thursday, April 18, 2002, 5 PM - Seymour Green Organic Gardening Meeting
Demonstration Pruning - Marjorie Willison, Urban Farm Museum together with Ben Taylor, Pruning Specialist of Natural Beginnings will be giving a talk and demonstration at the Urban Farm Museum.
NECGA Public Info Session - The North End Community Gardening Association (NECGA) will be having a public info session on Tuesday, April 2 at 5:30 PM at the North Branch Library (2285 Gottingen Street).
Prescott Street Community Garden - Interested in food security issues, or just want to get your hands dirty?
Strawbale workshop - NSPIRG will be hosting a final strawbale workshop this coming Saturday October 13th.
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