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Supporting Local Farmers: The Environmental and Economic Benefits

Supporting local businesses has historic roots in our communities – prior to globalization, the majority of the goods and services we consumed could be nothing …

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Garden Guides

The Top 5 Vegetables: Halton Food’s Go-To Veggies

As an organization, Halton Food plants almost every vegetable that can grow in our climate. From tomatoes to potatoes, Swiss chard to squash, we plant …

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Garden Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Growing Herbs

Growing Herbs, Herbs, Fresh Herbs, Container Garden, In-ground Garden, Raised Beds, Backyard Gardening, Backyard Groceries, Community Gardening

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Garden Guides

Pollinators in the Vegetable Garden

June 21 to 27 is National Pollinator Week I am sure all of you have seen or read about the campaign to “Save the Bees,” …

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Garden Guides

Container Gardening 101

No backyard and limited garden space, but still want fresh and nutritious produce all summer? Look no further, the answer is container gardening!    What is container gardening?  Container gardening is the practice of growing plants in …

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The Garden Journey

Covid-Friendly Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

As we navigate our second summer during the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to find ways to feel connected to your local community. Being connected in your community allows you …

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As gardeners we can often find ourselves stuck inside during a rainy day in the summer. But what gardening tasks can we still do on those rainy days? The following are five indoor rainy

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The following is an interview with Micheline W. Micheline is a garden champion at one of the community garden sites in Oakville. She is passionate about reducing food waste

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By guest contributor Morghan Brett, BAH, HT, MEd candidate (she/her) Morghan is currently a Peer Assistant with Summit Housing and Outreach Programs (SHOP) working with the Health

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Every year gardeners get excited as the snow begins to melt, and the outdoor temperatures become more suitable for planting. Gardening provides accessible, nutritious, locally grown fruits and vegetables. Aside

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Elderberries

Food Forests and Food Hedges (‘Fedges’) If you are like most people, your vegetable garden is a little plot of land that has been stripped of grass,

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We here at Halton Food hope you are having a successful growing season. We are all too aware though, that sometimes things don’t go as planned. We have listed eight common

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