Events

Organic Master Gardener Course in Toronto

Winter 2017

Learn to grow create healthy lawns and bountiful gardens without the use of pesticides or chemicals! The Organic Master Gardener Course examines the connections between soil, plant, human and environmental health while addressing sustainable land management practices to maintain food and ornamental gardens in the urban landscape. This course is for anyone who enjoys growing and eating their own food grown without using pesticides and chemicals.

Date: Tuesdays, from February 21 to May 23, 2017

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Location: The Stop’s Green Barn, Studio 181, 601 Christie St, Toronto

Host: Canadian Organic Growers (COG)

Cost: $740+HST -- SAVE $50 when you register before January 20th, 2017 with Discount Code TorontoOMG

For more details and to register: www.cog.ca/our-services/OMG/

Ryerson Food Security & Urban Agriculture Courses – 2016/17

Do you have a keen passion and interest in food security? Looking to grow your knowledge of urban agriculture? Check out Ryerson's online courses. 

Leaside Garden Society

Do you want to learn more about gardening? Join members of the Leaside Garden Society for their Thursday evening meetings and learn more about gardening from the members and experts. 

Starting time is 7:30 p.m. Come at 7:15 for refreshments and social time.

Location: Leaside Public Library, 165 McRae Drive

Annual memberships are $25 for a single membership and $30 for families. Guests are always welcome!

For further information: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/leaside or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meeting Schedule:

January 12, 2017Hellebores, Presenter: Marion Jarvie

February 6, 2017, The Trees of Leaside, Presenter: Stephen Smith

North York Garden Club 

Meetings are held monthly on Monday evenings, 7:30 pm, refreshments beforehand.

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 3200 Bayview Avenue (north-west corner of Finch and Bayview). 

For more information, visit www.NorthYorkGardenClub.ca

Toronto Seed Library

Ever-growing! For Toronto Seed Library information visit torontoseedlibrary.org, for events visit torontoseedlibrary.org, and on Facebook torontoseedlibrary

Black Farmer's Collective
An exciting new group in Toronto! In their words: "The goal of the Black Farmer's Collective is to develop a system that empowers our community and our farmers; anyone in or connected to the Agriculture or Argo industry sector or concerned community member about fresh food access, cost, quality and grade of what we are getting now for our dollars. Individuals, Groups, Organizations, Associations and or Agencies who are interested in issues or action related to food justice and security that affect diverse/black communities and other marginalized communities regarding food justice are welcome to join!"

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to join.

Toronto Botanical Garden Adult Courses
 
Toronto Botanical Garden offers year-round programs for adults. Click here for a selection that might be of interest to balcony gardeners. To register, call George Brown College at 416-415-5000 x2092, or register online at www.coned.georgebrown.ca/index.html
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Toronto Botanical Garden - Adult Education

Toronto Botanical Garden offers year-round programs for adults. Register online at www.coned.georgebrown.ca/index.html. Or, call George Brown College at 416-415-5000 x2092 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Evergreen Brickworks Events and Workshops

For green thumbs and the eco-curious, check out What's On at Evergreen Brick Works: ebw.evergreen.ca/whats-on