Category Archives: Food and Garden

Neighbourhood Small Grants: Can U Can It? [Event Recap]

September is here and the kids are back to school. If you have been scrambling to get ready for school, you’re not the only one. I am happy to share the past Small Grants event that was hosted by the … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Garden, Informational | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Gardening with Love

Yes! We grew that! It started with a seed in a miniature green house back at the neighbourhood house in the month of May. Transplanted in the month of June, and waved our magic wand for a little universal love. … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Garden, Informational | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Apple Chips,Yum!

We delivered a workshop at Clinton Park and shared How to make apple chips! Actually, just about any other fruit veggie or herb can be preserved in the dehydrator. It’s quite remarkable. We had samples of all types of produce … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Garden, Informational | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sprouting Beans!

Little blessed hands at work.     Children labelled their bean, each  give their bean a little water from time to time. And as you can see it only took a week to grow!!        

Posted in Food and Garden, Informational | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Youth Hands at Work

Last Thursday we had 12 youth engaged at transplanting kale seedlings, lettuce, and harvest kale seed pods. The seeds from the pods were planted directly in the soil- it was an amazing experience for them for they never saw just … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Garden, Informational | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Planting Magic Beans

Children gathered at the gardeners hangout to plant some beans that had been soaking over night. Its not really the right time of year to plant beans but with our crazy weather and weird start of seasons we thought we … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Garden, Informational | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FoodFit Program Week 2 of 12 Recap + A Recipe

It was week 2 of 12 of the FoodFit Program – another amazing session. It’s so nice to come back to get together again with all the participants. Cooking meals together is always the fun part. After meal preparation, we … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Food and Garden, Informational, Workshop | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

FoodFit Program Started April 24th

We had our first session of the FoodFit Program on Monday, April 24th, 2017. Here’s a little description about the program: FoodFit is a 12-week program designed to help you learn the skills and knowledge to make healthy choices when … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Food and Garden, Informational, Workshop | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Canning Workshop At Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

A super group of participants eager to get ready to Learn! Apples peeled and chopped A snapshot of the essential ingredients for canning. Thanks for reading. 🙂

Posted in Food and Garden, Workshop | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Harvest Fest!!

On Thursday September 1st Frog Hollow is holding it’s annual Harvest Fest. It’s a neighbourhood celebration of the beauty and bounty of the harvest season and the importance of home gardening; after all, home gardening benefits your individual health, reduces … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Food and Garden, Informational | 1 Comment