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$29 for 2.5-Hour Organic City-Farming Workshop ($64.99 Value)
At organic city-farming workshops, students learn the basics of soil and seed selection as well as strategies for planting and preparing for the growing season. Held at Fresh City's greenhouse at Downsview Park, the workshops cater to the capacities of house, apartment, and condo dwellers alike. After sessions, each participant receives an organic seed-starting kit and booklet to generate their own personal farms. Workshops take place at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, Sunday, April 29, and Sunday, May 13.
The age-old art of growing your own delicious, garden fresh food is making a comeback with classes such as Mighty Micro Greens and Sprouts. Fun with Fermented Foods teaches students how to preserve the food they've grown, as does Canning Basics.
The Fresh City workshop team is made up of dedicated teachers, foodies, and sustainable farmers. They are passionate about growing and eating local, sustainably-produced food and helping their community improve access to healthy, top-quality food year-round.