Green professionals networking event

The School for Social Entrepreneurs is hosting a Green Professionals Networking EventTuesday, January 29 6:30-8:30 pmRyerson University Green Economy Bridging Program285 Victoria St. Room 610A (6th floor)Kick off your professional growth in 2019 by joining the first Green Professionals Networking Event!The Green Economy Bridging Program at Ryerson University is partnering with The SELECT Climate Program, jointly run by Enviromentum and the School for Social Entrpereneurs to host a fun evening of networking with green professionals working toward #greenequity and a more diverse environmental movement. Meet other individuals working to make our city, province, and... >

Gardening Class series with Alfredo Correa

Dig In! Campus Agriculture and the City of Toronto present this Gardening Class Series with Alfredo Correa. Alfredo works in Community Development, Parks, Forestry & Recreation at the City of Toronto. Each class will be Thursday from 4:00-6:00pm in either RW 142 or RW 140 at 25 Harbord St. and will cover different topics as per below: January 17, RW 142: SOIL texture, chemical, test, amendments, preparationJanuary 24, RW 140: SEED selection, saving, planting, growingJanuary 31, RW 142: WEEDS & PESTS Biological control, prevention, mulch, companion... >

Indigenous Cultural Sensitivity Training

Mon, 14 January 20195:00 PM – 8:00 PM ESTCentre for Social Innovation585 Dundas St. East3rd Floor-Room 2DescriptionThis 4 part workshop series provides participants with an introduction to Indigenous worldviews, philosophies & allyship. The cultural, historical, societal, spiritual and psychological dimensions of pre-contact societies will be explored thus providing a framework for understanding traditional strengths of Indigenous communities, families and individuals. Participants will expand their knowledge to understand a wholistic approach to spiritual, emotional, physical and mental well being utilizing the Medicine Wheel Philosophy. Bear Standing Tall provides consulting, Indigenous Awareness & Cultural... >

COG Organic Master Gardener Course

Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is bringing the Organic Master Gardener course back to Ontario in 2019 with courses in Toronto and Ottawa. The Organic Master Gardener Course is Gaia College’s signature and most popular course, as it encourages students to understand the connections between healthy soils, healthy plants, and healthy ecosystems. In this 14-week, in-class course students will learn how to create beautiful and healthy ornamental and food gardens and lawns by focusing on soil, plant and ecosystem health. >

Toronto Food Policy Council meeting

Toronto Food Policy Council meeting Wednesday January 9, 2019 2-5pm Committee Room 4 Toronto City HallThere will be a tribute to long-time TFPC member, Toronto City Councillor, Toronto Board of Health Chair, and food advocate Joe Mihevc.Seeing as Toronto is the first city in Canada to join the global Circular Economy Network, we will have a presentation from the City of Toronto’s Circular Economy Unit about their work.Lastly, there will be a short video of Olivier De Schutter’s recent presentation about the importance of food policy councils from the Frankfurt congress of Food Councils. De Schutter is the former UN special rapporteur... >