Urban Agriculture Projects in the Forest City
Thursday, January 14, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hear from three community groups leading urban agriculture projects in the Forest City. Learn about what makes their communities unique, some of their tips and tricks with gardening, and their future plans for Urban Agriculture in the city.
Speaker #1: Jeremy Horrell, Co-founder, Urban Roots
Jeremy Horrell has worked in social services for over 15 years. He founded the Forest City Family project and is passionate about community, healthy relationships, and lifelong connections with fresh healthy food.
Urban Roots London was founded on a vision of healthy, sustainable, and accessible food for people in our community. For the last four seasons, we have been fortunate to provide just that! Our cherished farm at 21 Norlan Ave has helped feed our community, support our charity partners, and strengthen our local food system.
Speaker #2: Tom Myles, North Park Community Garden:
Tom oversees the Community Garden at North Park Community Church on Huron Street. Tom will be sharing his experiences with the different techniques and cultures that are displayed at the Community Garden, some of their successes (and challenges), and the importance of urban agriculture to those who use the garden.
Speaker #3: Teresa Stainton, Stoney Creek Garden of Hope
The Garden of Hope is a Multi-cultural community garden located at Stoney Creek Baptist Church. Each year a variety of fruits and vegetables are grown by community gardeners.