What green events will take place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada?

Here is an itinerary of green events of May.

1. Green Neighbours 21 Events

Monday, May 9, 7:00-9:00 pm

SIX NEW ACTION GROUPS! WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

If you’re concerned about the environment and want to make a difference locally, this is the meeting for you.

Our recent Open Space event saw enthusiastic discussion of many new ideas.

Come and learn about the groups that emerged and the plans they are making. Find a project you’d like to join!

Location: St Michael and All Angels Church
(southeast corner of St. Clair Avenue West and Wychwood Avenue, enter off Wychwood Avenue, through wooden gate, top floor)

2. Other Events

a) Wednesday, May 4, 7 to 9 pm  or  Sunday, May 15, 3 to 5 pm

PERMACULTURE BLITZ – Learn to make outdoor space into a permaculture garden

Location: 358 Dufferin Street (Studio 109)

Sign up by emailing tppgta@gmail.com

See more details on Transition Toronto at:
http://transitiontoronto.ning.com/events/event/show?id=4627225%3AEvent%3A7403&xgi=4Id0e5r8oy6Ls9&xg_source=msg_invite_event

b) Saturday, May 7, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Intro to Organic Gardening & Permaculture – kids included

High Park

For fees and to pre-register go to:
http://www.gardenjane.com/workshopsandevents/permacultureworkshop.html

c) Sunday, May 8, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

MOTHERS DAY PLANT SALE

Casa Loma

d) Wednesday, May 11,  6:30-9:00 pm

ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE IN PERIL: How People Of Faith will Advocate for Creation

A roundtable with 5 speakers: Rev. Colin Johnson (Archbishop of Toronto), Mardi Tindal (Moderator, United Church of Canada), Rev. Dr. Herb Gale (Moderator, The Presbyterian Church in Canada), Dr. Danny Harvey (Climate Scientist, University of Toronto) & Rev. Canon Dr. Judy Rois of the Anglican Foundation

Seeley Hall, 6 Hoskin Ave., Trinity College, University of Toronto

Space is limited; register for free; suggested donation at door: $10 http://environmentinperil.eventbrite.com;

e) URBAN ORCHARDIST WORKSHOPS

Green Events of May in Toronto; URBAN ORCHARDIST WORKSHOPS at Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard (above)

Green Events of May in Toronto; URBAN ORCHARDIST WORKSHOPS at Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard (above)

Soils, Fertility and Fruit Trees
May 15, 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM
Improve your tree’s health and it’s productivity.
Instructor: Norm Herbert, educator and former orchard manager of ED Smith Farms
Location: Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard (Across from Eglinton West)
Fee: $25 – Class size limited. You must register in advance by emailing growingforgreen@gmail.com
www.communityorchard.ca

Organic Pest Control for Fruit Trees
May 15, 1.15 PM to 4.00 PM
No more chemical sprays. How to grow fruit organically.
Instructor: Norm Herbert, educator and former orchard manager of ED Smith Farms
Location: Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard (Across from Eglinton West)
Fee: $25 – Class size limited. You must register in advance by emailing growingforgreen@gmail.com
www.communityorchard.ca

Choosing the Right Fruit Tree for your Garden
May 29, 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM
Avoid costly mistakes. Choose a tree that will grow organically in your conditions.
Instructor: Norm Herbert, educator and former orchard manager of ED Smith Farms
Location: Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard (Across from Eglinton West)
Fee: $25 –Class size limited. You must register in advance by emailing growingforgreen@gmail.com
www.communityorchard.ca

Fruit Tree Grafting
May 29, 1.15 PM to 4.00 PM
Learn to create the fruit tree of your dreams
Instructor: Norm Herbert, educator and former orchard manager of ED Smith Farms
Location: Ben Nobleman Park Community Orchard (Across from Eglinton West)
Fee: $25 – Class size limited. You must register in advance by emailing growingforgreen@gmail.com
www.communityorchard.ca

 

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