Come and join in! Here are listed free events and workshops. As well, there are some courses that have a fee. It will include events like the Community Garden potluck picnics, Festivals, Community Garden Workshops and Courses like the permaculture course that has a fee.
If you have Events, Workshops or Courses that you wish to have posted, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance.
If you are looking for someone who can lead a workshop in your garden or community, visit our friends at Community Workshops TOto browse profiles of skilled facilitators offering training on gardening, cooking, canning and more!
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop At the Perth Dupont Community Garden
Started just as a garden with individual plots in 2005 by the City Councillor Adam Giambrone, this garden has been transformed into a thriving Community Garden, and is now a center for Urban Agriculture. With ethnic and lifestyle diversity, this garden is a place to grow food, flowers, friendships, and personal social and leadership skills.
Join us now for a Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
What:A member of the Perth Dupont Community Garden will be giving a workshop on pruning fruit trees.
Ever wanted to learn how to tell trees apart in the winter? Now’s your chance! Join us to learn about winter tree identification as we explore the diversity of trees in Queen’s Park and the University of Toronto campus. Discover the way twigs, buds and bark (not to mention needles and cones!) can help you identify a tree. Learn some quick tricks that will help you identify common urban trees. Be sure to dress warmly!
A one-day conference with a great roster of speakers covering relevant, current topics from bee health to nano technology. Keynote speaker is Elaine Ingham, recognized around the world as the leader in soil microbiology. What’s in the soil that supports healthy food? We are also excited to have David Montgomery, author of Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations, and Thierry Vrain making the connection between glyphosate and GMOs and our health.
It’s the perfect time to start thinking about next year’s gardening season! The Organic Master Gardener Course is back in Toronto in winter 2015.
Examining the connection between soil health, plant health, human health and environmental health, this course will address sustainable land management practices to maintain plants in the urban landscape.
The Organic Master Gardener Certificate is designed for urban growers, community gardeners, landscapers, municipal parks personnel, environmental advocates, naturalists and conservationists. Please note, you will need weekly access to a computer and the internet for some course materials.
and compost teas/brews, garden bed installation, soil fertility management, water-wise gardening, pruning, turf, landscape health, Permaculture design, organic standards. For more details, check out the full course syllabus.
Learn to create healthy food and ornamental gardens without pesticides and harmful chemicals.
Dates:Tuesdays, January 27th to April 28th 2015
Time:6:15 pm to 9 pm each day
Location:The Stop’s Green Barn. Studio 181,
Address:601 Christie St., Toronto
Host:Canadian Organic Growers
Spaces Limited, Register Soon!
Register by January 9th, 2015 to take advantage of our early bird discount!
Early bird price is $670+HST / Regular price is $720 + HST
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