Dallington Pollinator Anne Butt went to the opening of the Franklin Children’s Garden on July 4, 2014 . She took these pictures of the signs that help educate kids about our pollinator friends.
Black Creek Community Farm Festival
Date: Saturday, July 26th
Location: 4929 Jane St., Toronto (SE corner of Jane & Steeles)
There is NO PARKING at the event. Please see below for how to get to the farm.
Kids activities (chicken portraits, scavenger hunt, scarecrows and more!)
Buy organic produce fresh from the farm
For more info visit http://everdale.org/blackcreek/bccf-events/
The Organic Master Gardener Course – FALL 2014
Sept. 9th to Dec. 9th
The Stop’s Green Barn, Toronto
This intense, challenging and inspiring course lays the foundation for making decisions on growing plants for ornamental or food purposes based on SOUL (Society for Organic Urban Land Care) organic standards, recognized by COG. You will gain essential skills to start or enhance your own practice or business in the rapidly growing organic land care industry.
For more info visit http://www.cog.ca/news_events/OMG/
Our friends at Evergreen support more than community gardening. Check out or pass along this great opportunity for teenagers to get involved with. You can download the application here: CBH_Participant_Reg_2014_NEW
If you’re interested in talking about some of the issues in the community or just share some grub, be sure to come out to this event tomorrow!
Check out some great photos of the garden and DP events here!