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Grow Cook Learn: Canning Workshop August 22nd
We’re offering a hands-on canning workshop on Saturday, August 22nd. This workshop will teach preserving basics and will focus on seasonal produce, like beans and zucchini. We will make 3 recipes and then share a meal together. You do not need previous canning experience to partake in the workshop, just a willingness to learn! Learn how you can extend […]
Blueberry Picking August 1st
It’s blueberry season! Join us on August 1st as we go berry picking with the Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre. We will be taking a bus to Arrow Wood Farms on Saturday August 1st (rain date August 2nd) from the Goodwill Building (255 Horton St). The bus ride to Arrow Wood Farms will take approximately 40 minutes. There is no […]
Sprouts at Masonville Farmer’s Market July 24th
During the summer months Masonville mall hosts a wonderful farmer’s market, bringing local businesses and farmers to the Northern part of London. This Friday, Sprouts Children’s Garden program will be at the market with fun games and crafts. Come learn about our program and an interesting fact or two about insects while you stroll through the market.
Sprouts at Pride Festival July 25th
Come celebrate Pride with the Sprouts Children’s Garden program! We’ll have fun activities, games, crafts and some tasty treats.
Grow Cook Learn: People’s Choice July 28th
July is a month of abundance, stone fruits like apricots, cherries, plums and peaches are at their peak; markets are full with beans, bok choy, cabbage, carrots, radicchio and rapini. It’s a wonderful time of the year! This month we leave it up to you to decide what seasonal ingredients you would like for us to use. This is a […]
Sprouts at the Hyde Park Farmers’ Market July 4th
Come out to the Hyde Park Farmers’ Market on Saturday July 4th 2015 to learn more about our Sprouts Children’s Garden program. Play a game, tap into your creative side and make a craft, or test your insect knowledge. Hyde Park Website: Hyde Park Farmers’ Market Location: Hyde Park Map
Community Garden Cycling Tour July 5th
Come out and explore London’s community gardens with the London Community Resource Centre, Food Not Lawns, London Cycle Link, and OEV Riding Group. You’ll discover various techniques gardeners use to grow their own food, meet new people, and enjoy an hour long bike ride. Date: Sunday July 5 2015 Time: 10:00-11:00 am To register: Tickets Cost: Free! Map of Community […]
Sprouts Volunteer Training July 2nd
Come out July 2nd to learn about our Sprouts Garden Program. The Sprouts Children’s Garden program needs volunteers to help maintain our gardens, assist with our fun, hands on programs, and do community outreach at Farmer’s Markets and Festivals. It’s a rewarding experience that allows you to engage with the community and learn about our local food system. Date: Thursday, […]
Grow Cook Learn: Early Garden Bounty June 30th
June is the month where you start to see a variety of fruits and vegetables in your garden. Summer cherries, juicy strawberries, leafy greens and radicchio. Learn new ways to prepare seasonal produce, cooking tips, and meet new friends. Join us as we cook a feast filled with summer treats! Monthly Schedule – Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 PM Sessions are $10 each* LOCATED […]
Grow Cook Learn: Kick Start to the Garden May 26th
Learn all ways to use you can use the fresh produce that pops up in your garden during May, like rutabaga, rhubarb, strawberries, asparagus, and radishes. Monthly Schedule – Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 PM Sessions are $10 each* LOCATED AT: COVENT GARDEN MARKET (130 King St.) If you would like to register for this session, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Facebook […]
Sprouts is hiring!
Interested in working with families and children while also helping to promote bio-diversity and environmental awareness? Apply for a job as a Children’s Garden Assistant Summer contract: JUNE 29 – AUGUST 29, 2015 The London Community Resource Centre welcomes applications from qualified candidates to fill the role of Children’s Garden Assistant, working as part of the Sprouts Children’s Garden Program. […]
Sprouts Program Launch
Join us for the official launch of the 2015 Sprouts Children’s Garden Program at the Thames Park Community Garden. The London Community Resource Centre will be announcing our Ontario Trillium Grant as well as support from other funders and community partners. Celebrate with us as we enter our 2nd exciting year! There will be refreshments, hands-on gardening activities and an […]