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Programs - Community Development
Table Talk: Growing with Native Plants
We focused on transforming our lawn from a green space to a landscape that mimics nature, using native plants. With the help of Richard and Courtney-Anne learn about native plants that thrive in Durham, the habitats these plants create and the benefits of being their gardener.
To download our 1-page summary
Watch our Live Zoom Q and A with Courtney-Anne here: https://youtu.be/55JYUYmi5iA
Table Talk: Botanical Bookworms
This COVID-friendly, book club-style series meets on Zoom to discuss books related to food security, food systems and/or environmental sustainability. About a month before each meeting the public is invited to vote on 1 of 3 titles selected in partnership with Brock Public Library. The winning title is read and discussed at the upcoming meeting. As decided by the community, we meet on a quarterly basis. Come join the conversation! Follow our newsletter or social media to keep informed of the next date.
Vote, read, discuss!
Table Talk: Food Waste Film Screening
A virtual gathering to watch and discuss 10 Stories About Food Waste produced by Electrolux Group.
Ever heard of ‘penne’ made from squash stalks? Or 3D-printed food? This short documentary is a comprehensive introduction to the past, present, and future of food waste – its ongoing challenges and innovative solutions.
Watch the film here: https://vimeo.com/245592777