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There are many organizations that support School-and-Gardens.

Green Thumbs Growing Kids

Green Thumbs Growing Kids teaches urban children and families how to grow and use healthy, nutritious foods in an environmentally sustainable and socially just manner. Hands-on programs are on school and park lands in the east downtown core.

For more information contact Sunday Harrison, executive director: or call:(416)876-1480. Visit our website:


FoodShare's School Program

FoodShare's projects promote Healthy eating, food preparation and cultivation to ensure that everyone has sustain-ably produced good healthy food.

For more, contact Meredith Hayes Field to Table Schools Coordinator:

or call:(416)363-6441 ext. 240. Visit our website:


The Stop

The Stop works to increase people's access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds community and challenges inequality. Our Sustainable Food Systems Education Program organizes food-related activity's in west Toronto schools that focus on social justice, and environmental sustainability and health.

For more information, contact Kamla Ross McGregor volunteer coordinator:

or call:(416)652-7867 ext. 249.

Visit our website:



Starting a food garden at your school? Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds is a leader in school ground greening in Canada, partnering with school boards, teachers, students,charities, NGOs and corporate and government funders.

For more information, Jane Hayes, Food Garden Associate:

or call:(416)536-9144

Visit our website:


Cathy’s Crawly Composters

Cathy’s Crawly Composters is an environmentally driven worm composting business. We supply red wiggler worms, bins, castings, books and accessories. Everything needed to get started. We offer inspirational classroom workshops and worm birthday parties. Worms in the class offer a tremendous learning opportunity!

Contact Cathy Nesbitt at

or call: 1(888)775-9495

And be sure to visit to learn more.


Seeds of Diversity Canada


The Edible School Yard

Children's illustrated adventure books to help teach composting Fun & Factual

Please contact the author Larraine R. at 705-778-1922

or email


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