Strengthening the Food Movement: Convening Community Garden Leaders

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Back in the Spring of 2014 we held a gathering in Halifax for Community Garden Coordinators. This was the second in a series of events supported by the Our Food Project to connect and support the leaders behind the gardens … Continue reading

Maritime Hospitality – Sharing stories with our New Brunswick neighbours

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Last week we had a wonderful opportunity to spend the afternoon with some food colleagues in south east New Brunswick.  We have plans to bring the Our Food project to New Brunswick next spring.  This was a chance to get … Continue reading

Make the most of your herb garden, and save on Christmas gifts!

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Having a steady supply of herbs through the summer is always a treat for anyone who likes to cook- and you don’t need much space to grow a good supply! A dish that starts out being a little bland becomes … Continue reading

Growing Mulgrave Park Community Garden

The Our Food Project of the Ecology Action Centre (EAC) regularly partners with community organizations and groups to support the development of food and gardening projects. Over the winter they heard that community members in Mulgrave Park were interested in … Continue reading

Summer in Cumberland County, All the gossip

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We are having an unusually good growing season here in Cumberland County.  With above normal high temperatures and well-timed rains, my garden is doing the best I’ve ever seen it. Adding in a rich compost along with crab meal in … Continue reading