Past Events

Be inspired and discover new seeds of possibility! See edible forest gardens, swales and hugelkulturs, greenhouses, chickens, sheet-mulch and much more. Learn more about permaculture design and how it can be applied in urban and rural settings.

10:30am-11:30am Bonita & Sébastien's Garden 12:00pm-12:30pm The Table's Edible Forest Garden and Community Gardens 12:30pm-1:45pm Community... Read more

Join us for a showing of the new film "Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective". Bonita Ford, local permaculture teacher and coach will provide some context with a brief description of what permaculture is and also speak about her involvement in contributing to the design of the West End Well, both the business concept and the space, using permaculture principles.

Great popcorn and... Read more

Are you interested in:

connecting more deeply with nature, community and yourself? living, gardening and/or doing business in ways that look to nature as the teacher? practising permaculture/ecological design that directly addresses both healthy ecosystems and healthy human systems? learning in a setting that invites interfaith spiritual connection with nature? a potentially... Read more

Do you have an interest in gardening but not sure how to get started?

Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre will be holding an interactive workshop. We will be sharing stories, knowledge and techniques on gardening. As well, we will get our hands dirty with hands-on activities with our special guest Bonita Ford.

Topics to be discussed:

How to start seeds How to plants... Read more

Interested in learning about sheet-mulched garden beds (lasagna-gardening) and edible perennial polycultures? Curious about starting a veggie garden and mixing in perennial herbs?

Visit two edible gardens and join us for questions & answers!

3:30pm at Garden Path Soap's garden - 284 Pleasant Corner Road East
-sheet-mulch, edible perennial polycultures, q&a

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Get a good start this Spring and learn how to make compost! Composting encourages beneficial organisms and gives your garden a healthy boost. We will have fun in this hands-on class and will learn about backyard and worm composting.

Facilitator: Sébastien Bacharach, a composting educator with over 10 years of experience.

For International... Read more

7:30pm Atlantic Time / 6:30pm Eastern Time

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Interested in permaculture, edible forest gardens, eco-villages, natural building, sustainable living, community building and more? Join us for an engaging conversation between Bonita Ford and David Cameron.

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March 13-15, May 22-24, August 7-9, September 11-13, 2015

PDC+ is a 12-day course dedicated to practical skills and active learning in permaculture. You’ll interact and observe nature over 4 seasons; each session will be held in a different and inspiring location, about 1 hour from Montreal. Develop your competencies and your project with a multidisciplinary teaching... Read more

Experience Cuba's Sustainable Food Revolution!
Ever since the collapse of the Eastern Block in the early 1990's, Cuba has undergone a fascinating transformation of it's food system, embracing agro-ecology and urban agriculture as the two key steps in walking down this new path. Permaculture has played an integral role in this process and organizations like the Antonio Nunez Jimenez... Read more


Registration is required. 

Contact or call (613)699-6850 x12 to reserve your spot.


Permaculture is an approach to planning and decision-making that looks to nature as the teacher.  It can be applied to our gardens and homes, as well as to our communities, organisations and businesses.  It helps us be more effective with and... Read more