There’s No Such Thing as a Black Thumb

Have you tried growing plants but concluded that you just can’t do it? If you got discouraged but still really want to garden, I promise that you can succeed at gardening. You may need to shift how you think about it and approach it, but anyone who truly wants to garden can do it.

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Bored of the Usual Greens? Try Something New This Spring!

While you're putting together your shopping lists of vegetables and herbs you'd like to explore in this year's garden, consider trying some of the following greens. Some ancient plants may become new favourites.

Victory is Sustainable: Local, Seasonal Food is the Way to Grow

Continued erratic weather patterns can disrupt food security everywhere, and if we really want to ensure that we don't go hungry, then we have to take matters into our own hands. This means cultivating our own food wherever and whenever possible, and buying local produce that's in season.

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New Year, New Opportunity to Create a Community Seed Bank

8 friends or neighbours investing approximately $10 each can grow 32 different plant varieties by sharing seeds. Community seed banks are the ideal way for people to share resources to jumpstart food security initiatives.