Fall Volunteer Hours

We have updated our volunteer hours to drop in anytime on Tuesdays between 1-4pm and Wednesdays between 12-4pm. We are doing loads of task such as harvesting, weeding, bed prep, cover cropping, building compost piles, and much more. Come join us in the garden to learn about fall maintenance and take home some fantastic veg … Continue reading

Visit us at the Guelph Organic Conference, Jan. 28th and 29th

The GCUOF will be represented at the OAC booth at the 31st annual Guelph Organic Conference, January 28th and 29th, 2012. You can find us at booth #9 on the main floor of the trade show in the University Centre. Please stop by to say hello and to find out about upcoming opportunities at the farm. … Continue reading

First Crop Mob at the GCUOF!

On Saturday, June 4th we held our first crop mob at the GCUOF from 9 am to 4 pm. The response to our event posting was phenomenal, with lots of buzz on Twitter and Facebook, the event posting being picked up by a number of farming-related websites, and many email inquiries flooding our inbox. Planet Bean Coffee donated fair … Continue reading

St. Ignatius of Loyola CS joins Garden 2 Table

We are pleased to welcome St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic School to Garden 2 Table! On May 30, the 26 seventh-graders spent the afternoon pulling thistles, laying straw paths and planting leeks at the GCUOF. The class from St. Ignatius joins students from Jean Little Public School as participants in the Garden 2 Table program. Garden … Continue reading

GCUOF Crop Mob – Saturday, June 4th

We’re hosting a Crop Mob on Saturday, June 4th! Crop Mobs are an opportunity for people with an interest in sustainable food production to get to know/socialize with like-minded people while gaining farming experience. Crop Mobs help local farms to get big jobs done quickly. Many hands make light work! We can’t wait to get … Continue reading

Visit from Southern Mississippi students

On May 17, a group of 8 University of Southern Mississippi students paid a visit to the GCUOF. The students were part of a group of thirty students participating in a sustainability-themed exchange program with the University of Guelph. Martha Gay Scroggins, the GCUOF’s coordinator led a tour of the site and gave a brief talk … Continue reading

CCLC visit – first of the 2011 season!

Today we had our first visit from a class from the Child Care and Learning Centre (CCLC)! The CCLC have been involved with the GCUOF since the project began. Children between the ages of one and a half and five years visit the GCUOF regularly during the growing season. Many CCLC children have grown to think … Continue reading

CCLC Family Gardening Day and Plant Sale, June 4

Families from the Child Care and Learning Centre (CCLC) will be joining us for a work day and picnic lunch at the farm on Saturday, May 28th June 4th*, from 9:30 AM to noon. Children from the CCLC have been involved in the GCUOF project from its inception and visit the site regularly to help … Continue reading