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.

  • 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! […]

  • Volunteer Orientation Presentation

    Thank you for everyone who made it out to our Volunteer Orientation presentation last night. For those who missed it, you can find the presentation below. Sprouts Volunteer Orientation 2016 Please contact projectsupport@lcrc.on.ca if you are interested in volunteering this summer!

  • Week ONE: Fun with Creepy Crawlies – Sprouts Children’s Garden Program 2016

    Join Sprouts as we explore bugs, spiders, and other creepy crawlies living in the garden!  Kids will hunt for different insects, decorate the garden, and learn how creepy crawlies help gardens grow! Free drop-in for the week of July 5th: 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 […]

  • Tecumseh P.S End of Year Celebration

    Join the Sprouts Children’s Garden Program and celebrate the end of the school year! Play in the dirt, learn about composting, and meet some wiggly worms! Thursday June 16th 2016 5pm to 8pm Tecumseh Public School (401 Tecumseh Ave E, London, ON)    

  • Sprouts Children’s Garden Program Volunteer Orientation

    The London Community Resource Centre (LCRC) is seeking volunteers to help out with our Sprouts Program this summer. We are looking for volunteers to help with facilitating our weekly Sprouts Program, helping out at our EcoPark Children’s Knowledge Garden and general gardening maintenance. Currently, we have a variety of events coming up including the Gathering on the Green on June […]