Gardening Guides and Tips
Links from presentations made at 2011 Fall Harvest Fair and Territorial Farmers Association weekend activities and AGM in Yellowknife, September 9-10, 2011
On-line Seed Ordering
- Seeds of Diversity Seed Resource List
- This is a Canadian volunteer organization that conserves the biodiversity and traditional knowledge of food crops and garden plants.
- Their resource list is extensive, containing dozens of seed companies across Canada.
- West Coast Seeds (BC - Many non-GMO, organic, and heirloom seeds)
- Vesey's Seeds (PEI)
- Full Circle Seeds (BC - Organic Seeds)
Farmers, Community Gardens, and Greenhouses North of 600
Food Security in the NWT and Canada
- Yellowknife Food Rescue is an organisation in Yellowknife dedictated to rescuing surplus or discarded food from stores in Yellowknife and redistributing that food to other organisations in the City. They rescue more than 100,000 pounds of food per year.
- Yellowknife, Dettah, and N'Dilo Food System Assessment (YK Health and Social Services report completed in 2010)
- Food Secure Canada is an organisation that works on food security policy in Canada.
- UN Report on the Right to Food (Dec 2010)