Discover some remarkable photography this May at Agora Cafe and Beet Organic Cafe — both of whom are part of Toronto’s biggest neighbourhood Contact Photography Festival in the Junction. You can go and enjoy the exhibits anytime at Agora or the Beet during normal business hours.
Green Thumbs Growing Kids is throwing an exciting, fun party with refreshing entertainment and remarkable food on Sunday, May 16 from 1-4 PM at Allan Gardens Children Conservatory. There will be a stimulating silent auction and an exceptional menu (check the updates on the GTGK blog). You will be supporting hands on school food and gardening education — adult tickets are 50 CDN and kids go free. You can purchase tickets online. You can also RSVP by contacting GTGK at firstname.lastname@example.org and pay at the door. A receipt for a portion of the ticket cost can be issued. Get more details here.
The Garden Project brings aboriginal people from Vancouver’s downtown eastside to the UBC Farm, and teaches them how to farm, then to eat together, and to bring that food back home with them.
The world is running out of cheap mined fertilizer used in chemically destructive farming that grows your supermarket food. It’s burning up as fast cheap gasoline oil. According to Carlos Leifert, “Organic farming methods ‘are the only way forward,’ … ‘Even in the short term, organic is the only way to achieve acceptable yields.’”