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.

 

Events

Stay tuned to this page for Grow Cook Learn Cooking Sessions, Gardening and Volunteer Events.

  • Grow Cook Learn – Cooking for Today and Tomorrow September 27th

    Great dinners and desserts to enjoy now and when the fresh ingredients we all enjoy are not so easy to find

  • Week EIGHT: Garden Ecosystems…Let’s Connect! – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Sprouts will wrap up this year with an afternoon of fun connecting all we have learned about the garden ecosystem!  Kids will learn how heights of plants help the garden grow, discover the difference between ‘biotic’ and ‘abiotic’ systems, and create a food chain nesting cup craft! Free drop-in for the week of August 23rd: Tuesday  9:30 – 11:30PM Thames Park Garden (27 Ridout Street S) Wednesday […]

  • Week SEVEN: Amazing Veggies! – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Join Sprouts for an afternoon dedicated to the garden rainbow, and the amazing veggies grown in the garden!  Kids learn the importance of eating a colourful plate, create their own ‘Mr. Potatohead’ friend, and can try growing new veggies from kitchen scraps! Free drop-in for the week of August 16th: Tuesday  9:30 – 11:30PM Thames Park Garden (27 Ridout Street S) Wednesday 1:00 – […]

  • Week SIX: Flap Your Wings…Learn About Birds! – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Join Sprouts for an afternoon dedicated to birds in the garden!  Kids learn the role of our flying friends in the garden, create their own bird feeder, and participate in a garden exploration! Free drop-in for the week of August 9th: Tuesday  9:30 – 11:30PM Thames Park Garden (27 Ridout Street S) Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00PM  Eagle Heights PS Garden (284 Oxford Street W) Thursday […]

  • Week FIVE: Seeds Glorious Seeds…A Plant’s Life! – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Join Sprouts for an afternoon of fun dedicated to the life of a plant!  Kids will play with different seeds, discover plants that have ‘gone to seed’, create sun catchers and seed mosaics, and participate in a seed scavenger hunt! Free drop-in for the week of August 2nd: Tuesday  9:30 – 11:30PM Thames Park Garden (27 Ridout Street S) Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00PM  […]

  • Grow Cook Learn: Simple Meals Aug 30

    Join us on Tuesday August 30th at the Covent Garden Market as we learn how to prepare Simple Meals in preparation for back to school and back to work! This session will be focusing on how to prepare quick and delicious meals for a busy schedule. We will also be using some late summer fruits and vegetables such as peppers […]

  • Week FOUR: Butterflies and pollinators! – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Join Sprouts for an afternoon dedicated to butterflies, bees, and pollinators!  Kids learn the importance of pollination, create butterflies and seed balls, and participate in a visit to the growing garden! Free drop-in for the week of July 26th: Tuesday  9:30 – 11:30PM Thames Park Garden (27 Ridout Street S) Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00PM  Eagle Heights PS Garden (284 Oxford Street W) Thursday 4:00 […]

  • Week THREE: Toads, Birds, and more! – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Join Sprouts for an afternoon dedicated to our wild garden friends!  Kids learn the importance of garden creatures, decorate toad houses, and participate in a scavenger hunt and nature walk! Free drop-in for the week of July 19th: Tuesday  3:00 – 5:00PM Thames Park Garden (27 Ridout Street S) Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00PM  Eagle Heights PS Garden (284 Oxford Street W) Thursday 4:00 – 6:00PM Westview […]

  • Week TWO: Wiggly Worms – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Join Sprouts for an afternoon dedicated to the red wigglers!  Kids will explore the worm composter, create a new worm friend, and discover what makes healthy soil! Free drop-in for the week of July 14th: Tuesday  9:30 – 11:30AM* Thames Park Garden (27 Ridout Street S) Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00PM  Eagle Heights PS Garden (284 Oxford Street W) Thursday 4:00 – 6:00PM Westview Garden (1000 Wonderland […]

  • BINGO Night

    Come out to support the LCRC and other not-for-profit organizations across London! Volunteer opportunities available.

  • Grow Cook Learn: Around the BBQ – July 26, 2016

    Join us on July 26th at the Covent Garden Market as we prepare some savoury Barbecue recipes! Avoid turning on the oven – and beat this stifling heat! This session will be focusing on the “art of barbecuing” including barbecuing both meat and vegetables. We will share food safety tips, BBQ rub and marinade basics, and demonstrate some unconventional ways to use the […]

  • EcoPark Youth Community Event

    Come out to the EcoPark for a day of good music, fun activities, great food, and celebration! July 9th, 2016 11:00am – 3:00pm Activities include: Exploring the Sprout’s Knowledge Garden, Children’s Play Centre, Fishing, Beach Volleyball, Soccer, Ball Hockey, a BBQ and so much more! Enjoy a visit from the Police Canine Unit and players from the London Majors Baseball team! […]