Upcoming events and workshops

Come Grow and Participate in RHG’s Grow to Throw Model!!!
 
Healthy Soil, Healthy Crops WorkshopSoil is a key ingredient in having healthy and productive crops. Come out and learn about the various approaches to soil management and which methods are right for you and your edible garden. We will do a survey of several different schools of thought and define some common terms and techniques including bointensive, double digging, biodynamic, permaculture, no-till and permanent mulch. 
 
Date: April 18th, 2013
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: Architecture Greenhouse (ARCH 402F, 325 Church St)
Please RSVP to ryeshomegrown@ryerson.ca by April 17th.
 
 
Seed Saving Workshop: Saving seeds is a very important practice that helps preserve biodiversity in our ecosystem. It is estimated that there used to be 307 varieties of corn, 408 varieties of tomatoes in the early 1900’s. However, with industrial food production, it is estimated that only 12 varieties of corn and 79 varieties of tomatoes exist currently. RHG is excited to have Colette Murphy from Urban Harvest (http://www.uharvest.ca/)an organic seed company in Toronto. This is a hands-on workshop where you will learn best way to plan your garden for seed saving and seed saving methods.
 
Date: April 25th, 2013
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Kerr Hall West 77A
Please RSVP to ryeshomegrown@ryerson.ca by April 23rd.
 
 

Get Growing Mondays:

 There is no better way to learn to grow your own fruits and vegetables then by getting your hands right into the dirt. Come out and participate with RHG every Monday from 2pm-4pm. This is a great opportunity to participate and learn all things growing, soil preparation, plant maintenance, harvesting, composting just to name a few….Get growing with RHG as we expand our edible gardens on the Engineering Rooftop, Pitman, Podium balcony and more….

Date: Every Monday
Time: 2pm-4pm
Meeting location: Gould Street Garden (located across 55 Gould Street)
Please RSVP to ryeshomegrown@ryerson.ca the Saturday prior to the Monday event. For example, if you want to participate  April 22nd growing day, email us by April 20th. This is just to make sure that we don’t leave anyone behind!!

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