April 2012

Apr
27

Councillor Berardinetti hosts Urban Gardening & Food Forum

Food Forward will be participating in the Urban Gardening and Food Forum hosted by Councillor Michelle Beradinetti in Ward 35, Scarborough Southwest.  We'd like to thank her for the information and for prioritizing food solutions in her ward.  Here's more info - can you join us?

Date: Saturday April 28, 10am-2pm

Location: Access Point on the Danforth, 3079 Danforth Avenue (at Victoria Park Avenue)

Details:  The event will include workshops on Container/Balcony Gardening (including FREE compost and containers), seed planting for kids, information on the downspout disconnection program, rain barrels and face painting!

Talk with Sharing Backyards and you might find a “growing” partner! Get help with your “green ideas” from Live Green Toronto. Share your information and recipes on Seeds of the World.

Tour of the rooftop garden area – the only one in Scarborough!

Starting at 1pm:

Interested in issues of food security in your neighbourhood and doing something about it, or want to learn more? Join Food Forward in this workshop to learn more about some of the problems in our food system and think about solutions for Scarborough Southwest!

Special thanks to Access Point and Access Alliance