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Growing Healthy Pollinator Habitats

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

“There’s a widely stated phrase in agriculture that you can thank a pollinator for one out of three bites of food you eat,” said Claire Kremen, a professor at UC Berkeley, who co-authored a study that corroborated the common phrase. In other words, it’s difficult to overstate the fundamental...read more

Arrell Food Summit Explores and Celebrates the Future of Food

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute is hosting an inaugural Arrell Food Summit this Tuesday, May 22 – Wednesday, May 23 at the University of Guelph, with the final day of the Summit and the Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards Gala to follow at the Four Seasons Hotel...read more

Training Course in Toronto: Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The upcoming Grey to Green Conference in Toronto is hosting an Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture training course on Tuesday, May 15. The half-day course will discuss multiple approaches to growing food on rooftops through design and maintenance principles, and case studies drawn from across North America. The course also includes an 85-page digital...read more

TRCA releases 2018 Watershed Report Cards

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

On March 22, World Water Day, the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) released the 2018 Toronto and Region Watershed Report Cards, a snapshot of the health of the area’s watersheds and waterfront. “Watershed report cards highlight issues and give practical advice to help address the problems in our...read more

City of Toronto Launches Backyard Hen Pilot Project

Monday, March 26, 2018

The City of Toronto has launched an UrbanHensTO Pilot Program, allowing residents in four wards across the city to register to have up to 4 hens on their residential property. The pilot will run for 3 years, until March 2, 2021. “Cities need to enable the widest possible range...read more

GHFFA Hosts Soil Health Workshop for Urban Farmers

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Last month, the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance held a Soil Health Workshop for TRCA staff and farmers at Black Creek Community Farm in Toronto. Before moving outside to dig our hands into a soil texture exercise, attendees listened to an informative presentation from Ian McDonald, Applied Research...read more