Workshops & Events

ZERO WASTE WORKSHOP

May 25, 2019 – 10am to 12pm ($15/person)

Description

Come and learn how to go zero waste!

This workshop is open to adults wanting to minimize waste and reduce their impact on the environment. Nancy Lotecki-Neely, local Belfountain resident and ‘zero-waster’ will be presenting.

 

The workshop will include:

– What zero waste is all about and why it matters

– Overall strategies on how to reduce your waste

– Practical tips for reducing waste in each room of your home

– Benefits of reducing your waste

 

PLUS Plus a demonstration on how to make your own zero waste product!

Price is 15$ per person. Click here to register early, space is limited! All proceeds from this event goes back into promoting zero waste in Caledon and surrounding areas.

Additional details will be emailed out to all registered attendees prior to the event.

Please note, this is a perfume-and-scent-free event.

. Email us at info@riverdalefarmandforest.ca to RSVP if you plan to attend!

HOW TO GROW NUTRIENT DENSE FOOD

The Garden Series w/ Owen Goltz
April 28, 2018 – 9am to 12pm ($20/person)
This is a super empowering and exciting offering — it’s both full of theory and hands-on practical. Owen is committed to inspiring and supporting regenerative land uses on his farm and in his community of Inglewood through education. This workshop will focus on creating an upward spiral in soil health. Everybody can grow food, but not everyone knows how to grow super nutrient dense food! Who should take this course? Anyone growing food for themselves or others – at any scale, or anyone concerned about the lack of nutrition in our food supply! You will learn about:

* The relationships between photosynthesis, soil microbes and soil nutrients.
* Re-mineralizing soils and using biostimulators.
* Do’s and Don’ts of tillage.
* Doing it all via compost heap.

Remember, it’s all about It’s about Healthy SOILS, Healthy PLANTS, Healthy PEOPLE! Email us at info@riverdalefarmandforest.ca to RSVP if you plan to attend!