Against the backdrop of a rural food-producing system heavily dependant on pesticides, monocultures, GMOs and petrochemicals, urban environments provide an oasis for honeybees. Cities also present their own beekeeping challenges. While it's not possible to learn all you need to know in a two-hour session, an overview of how to keep bees will be presented with a focus on sustainable practices. Topics will include choosing a site, types of hives and frames, foundation vs foundationless, some…See More
Please join us for a worm composter workshop where you will learn and build your own worm composter that you can take home at the end of the course.Beyond buying local food, part of food security and sustainability is to acquire all the required growing materials, including fertilizer, soil and seed, locally. According to sustainabletable.org, as much as forty percent of energy used in the food system goes towards the production of artificial fertilizers and pesticides. And according to the…See More
Sorry to be late with this info. I just got it. The permablitz on the 12th starts at 11 am, but the ride to get there leaves from 12 Lyndale Toronto M2N 2Y1 (near Sheppard East Station) at 9:30 am. Then the actual…"