Thursday, October 27, 7-10:00 pm
Hosts: Yellowknife Farmers Market, NWTRPA & PWNHC
and for people like me https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PechaKucha
Tuesday, October 25 7:00-9:30 pm, Northern United Place
with Winona Laduke
Tea and bannock to follow
Hosts: Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Dene Nahjo and Dechinta Bush University
October 24, 7-10:00 pm Museum Auditorium
Winona LaDuke | Honor The Earth
first screening in Canada!
Hosts: Northern Farm Training Institute & Ecology North
Date: Sunday, October 23
Time: 1PM – 4:30PM
Location: Prince of Wales Museum Auditorium, Yellowknife
Facilitator: Dr. Steven Seefeldt, State Horticulturist with the University of Alaska (read more here: https://www.uaf.edu/ces/ah/)
· Pests, Diseases and Invasive Weeds in Vegetable Gardens
· Advancing North of 60 Food Growing Skills
· Questions & Answers w/Dr. Seefeldt
As part of the GROW together gardening workshop series, the Yellowknife Community Garden Collective and ITI, North Slave Agriculture team are hosting a bi-weekly brown bag lunch event and you are invited! It is happening every second Tuesday throughout the summer and fall.
Share garden tips and ask questions during lunch hour at the City YK Park/ Somba K’e Park.
Bring lunch and a blanket and your gardening questions or tips.
For more information contact Agriculture Mentor for the North Slave Region, email@example.com
Free. Space is limit so please register early: firstname.lastname@example.org
The food security garden tour is meant to be an experiential voyage around Yellowknife. Where possible, garden facilitators will be at different places to demonstrate the opportunities to grow healthy food right here in the North. Container food gardens, plots at the community garden, hydroponics, this tour will show a variety of ways to grow healthy food for your family, right here at home.
Garden hosts: If you want your garden included in the tour contact the Wellness Society
Consumer interest in and demand for local food is growing. Learn about the challenges of food sustainability in a rapidly growing world at the next Ledge Talks: The Knowledge Series on June 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm in the Great Hall of the Legislative Assembly building. Dr. Alison Blay-Palmer, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University will be speaking on “Food Systems Innovation in the NWT and Beyond”. She is the founding Director for the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. Her research and teaching combine her passions for sustainable food systems and community viability through civil society engagement and innovative governance.
Ledge Talks: The Knowledge Series is a forum for a wide variety of speakers to present current ideas, science, traditional knowledge, and issues relevant to the Northwest Territories and beyond. There will be time for questions after the presentation.