LCRC Grow:

In community garden plots, backyard gardens and in the family kitchen.

LCRC Cook:

Healthy eating – easy, fun and tasty.

LCRC Learn:

Build your confidence in the garden and in the kitchen.

 

Blog Archives

Modern and Traditional Methods of Home Preservation

Does the end of summer excite you in anticipation of preserving the harvest’s bounty? Maybe you like to make jam for your family or as gifts. Perhaps you grew up with grandparents who preserved peaches or a mom who made salsa. No matter what your level of experience with home preservation it’s a great skill to acquire at any age! […]

Beans: The Protein Source You Forgot About

This month our theme for Grow Cook Learn is beans! I don’t know about you but I tend to forget about beans when I’m cooking. After doing some research on beans, their significance to Canadian agriculture and their many uses, I’m inspired to start using beans more often. As a bonus, they are a relatively cheap, filling, and a protein […]

Butterfly and Bee Friendly Plants

A diverse garden is a thriving garden. Therefore it is essential to include plants that attract a vital function to one’s garden-Butterfly + Bee friendly plants to increase pollination.

Computers and Wi-Fi! Video games and fast food! …What about nature and playing outside? — Jessica Wiles

Computers and Wi-Fi! Video games and fast food! …What about nature and playing outside? What about homegrown food and spending time with your family in the garden? We are living in such a fast-paced world where people sometimes forget to stop and look at the beauty around them. Seeing the way that society is changing, I believe it is more […]

Gardener of the Month: Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre

The London community gardens are not only used by individual members of the London community, but groups as well. This month, we’re featuring the Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre. The Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre is a community organization that aims to bring people together “to plan, develop, and provide services and activities” that increase engagement and community capacity. Services include: community development […]