Great organizations to get involved with:
Food Not Lawns London "We work on turning yards into gardens and neighborhoods into communities."
Kings College Community Garden "This
garden is volunteer based, with the goal of providing a sustainable
alternative to buying mass produced and unhealthy options from the
globalized food systems, and with the intent of teaching students how to
create and maintain their own gardens".
The City of London's Community Gardens "A community garden is a shared piece of land where plots are rented to grow vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers. here are gardens scattered throughout the City of London enhancing the communities they serve."
Community Gardens London "Community Gardens London supporters are all volunteers, people with diverse and shared interests and experiences"
Garden Gates Open "Everyday Gardens by Everyday People"
London Middlesex Master Gardeners
" We are a group of trained volunteers who provide unbiased
horticultural advice and expertise to encourage better gardening
practices for people with gardening needs or interests"
Garden Ontario "Ontario Horticultural Association is a volunteer, charitable
organization whose mission is to provide leadership and assist in the
promotion of education and interest in all areas of horticulture and
related environmental issues in Ontario"
Transition London "Building Community Resiliance in a Changing World"
gLean On Me!
"GLean on Me! is a non-profit volunteer-based partnership between the London Foodbank,
Plant a Row, Grow a Row London, Wildcraft Permaculture and the Basic
Needs Beacon of London's Child & Youth Network located in London,
Plant a Row Grow a Row London "As part of your garden this year, plant and grow an extra row of your favourite veggies and donate the harvest to your local food bank. Help us help all those in need!"
Nature London "Nature London undertakes a variety of projects to promote environmental
awareness, enhance habitat and protect natural areas. The club owns an
11-hectare nature reserve near Delaware. Nature London members participate in
the Christmas Bird Count, the annual Butterfly Count and other initiatives which
encourage the study of local natural history."
Wild Craft Permaculture
The Living Centre
Edible Forest Gardens - Dave Jacke
Establishing a Food Forest by Geoff Lawton
Outdoor Hardwood Log Mushroom Cultivation
How to grow Shitake Mushrooms
Richters Info Sheet: Shitake Spawn Plugs/Harwood Logs
About mushrooms - great resources for parents & educators
Ontario Beekeepers' Association
All about honey - great resources for parents & educators
Wintersown.org - great resource for winter sowing seeds
Canada Tree Nut Food Uses
Love for Dandelions - Are our perceptions on weeds accurate?
Clean & Free Cardboard Sources in the HRN (a no-till approach to suppressing weeds and grass)
Complete Electronic Recovery Services