July 3, 2020

These are important things to consider as we try to be more conscious consumers who use less and reuse more. It is impossible to be perfect, but there are certain tips and tricks that can help you on your journey to reducing the waste you create. 

(Due to Covid-19...

June 24, 2020

As the summer gets underway and your plants continue to grow, you may have noticed a change in some of your favourite herbs and veggies. If you've noticed some of your plants beginning to grow long stems and flower it is likely they have begun to bolt. 

What i...

June 16, 2020

There are lots of amazing things about living in the city, but having easy access to your own green space isn't always one of them! 

But that doesn't mean that you can't grow your own herbs and veggies. It's all about being inventive with the space you have. We've come...

June 5, 2020

We wanted to take a minute to introduce everyone working with the GARDENS project this summer. For obvious reasons, this season is going to be a bit different than previous ones. One thing we do know, is that community gardens are more important than ever! We are facin...

July 12, 2019

As summer has (finally) gotten into full swing, we have begun to reap the rewards of all of our hard work. So far we have been able to donate over 75 lbs (34 kg) of produce to the Daily Bread Food Bank! 

With the help of some fantastic volunteers⁠—like Adelaide (pi...

May 16, 2019

Spring is here and GARDENS has been busy preparing the pods for all of our upcoming plantings.

Over the past few days we have helped James S. Bell Junior Middle School and Storefront Humber build new pods to join our project! We are very excited to have them aboard...

July 30, 2018

What is vermiculture?

Vermiculture is the practice of raising worms for any use (a 'culture' of worms). Often when gardeners talk about vermiculture they are actually referring to vermicomposting. Vermicomposting is the use of worms to turn food scraps and other decompo...

June 28, 2018

Everybody is talking about bees these days, why so? 

Bees are pollinators, without them we would have a limited supply of food. The way that we're treating the earth is having a negative effect on their survival.

A pollinator is an animal that brings pollen fro...

June 12, 2018

Growing your own vegetables is known to be beneficial to your wallet by reducing or eliminating the need for a trip to the grocery store. Growing your own veggies is also beneficial to your health, allowing you to monitor the amount of pesticides and fertilizers used o...

May 17, 2018

The GARDENS season has begun and it's shaping up to be a great one! We've been out and about in the South Etobicoke community since the beginning of May building and planting Pods and involving community members in the process. We've got lots of workshops and events pl...

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