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Why I Like to Garden by Milo Calvert

The following post was contributed by Milo, an 11-year-old backyard gardener from Oakville.  Okay, hi. My name is Milo, and today I’ll be showing you why I like gardening. …

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Gardeners' Guide

Mid to Late Summer Planting Guide (Extending the Season)

       With the constant heat and drought, it may feel like summer will never end but in five short weeks the kids will be back in school (in some form …

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Community Gardens

Halton Food Volunteer Spotlight: Beth Martin

The following is an interview with Halton Food Volunteer, Beth Martin.   To begin, describe the ways that you are involved in your local community.  Oh gosh, I hope …

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Garden Guides

Weed Identification Resource Guide

Weeds are plants that are considered undesirable in that particular space. These plants compete with your desired fruit, vegetables, or flowers for nutrients, water, space, and light in …

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Gardeners' Guide

Tomato Resource Guide

Tomato Resource Guide Originating in South-Central America, there is evidence that tomatoes were used in Aztec cuisine as far back as 700 BC. Today, tomatoes …

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We’re hiring!

Halton Food is currently seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, garden enthusistic youth between the ages of 15 – 30 to work with us this summer supporting …

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Seeds to plant this week: celery, celeriac, onions, leeks, brussels sprouts, rosemary, lavender or thyme.

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Food Waste Recipes - leftover food on baking sheet

This easy vegetable broth is made entirely of leftovers from holiday meal prep! So, grab those celery leaves, those carrot tops, that kale no one

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Woman planting in a community garden

I don’t know how Santa was able to drive his sleigh this Christmas without the snow, but I was happy to be able to tidy

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Garden tools on a wood table

Contributed by Alyson Prokop-Baker, Education and Community Garden Coordinator In the winter months, it’s sometimes hard to motivate ourselves to garden, especially if you have

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