Tag Archives: Diversity

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Food Growing and Farming

Posted by Michelle Lam on June 20, 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Food Growing and Farming

You’re probably here because you want to see a change in the future of food growing and farming. At the heart of that change is who grows our food, and even more so – who is able to access the resources to do so.  Like us, you’ve probably noticed that certain farmer demographics are more predominantly represented than others. The question then is – how do we break down these barriers so that EVERYONE can succeed? We believe that it starts with education.  As an organization focused on new and young farmers, we want to centre equity-deserving farmers in the … Continue reading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Food Growing and Farming

Seed, Glorious Seed! Hot mescluns and mustards!

Posted by athenaise on December 01, 2012 1 Comment

I have a confession to make. I am in love: with seeds.  Just had to get that out. I am gaga for plants, I revel in tubers, rhizomes, and cuttings; but seeds are different. Seeds feel like wealth. They look like jewels. They taste like wellness. They grow with a passion all their own, guided by the mystery as old as the universe. I got into this deep love affair by growing herbs on my tiny balcony. Soon, it was community garden furor, with long, dizzying bike rides over the bridge to show my plot some love. I devoured books … Continue reading Seed, Glorious Seed! Hot mescluns and mustards!