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Organic Garden Tour    Sun Aug 14, 2011, Ottawa, ON

Sponsored by Canadian Organic Growers - Ottawa Chapter

10 am. Visit the Heritage Academy Schoolyard Vegetable Garden where Derek Rhodenizer will discuss the Academy’s 5-year relationship with COG-Ottawa’s Growing-Up-Organic project to help students grow and prepare a variety of vegetables and develop the Organic Farmgate Café at the Academy.
Getting there: Heritage Academy is at 207 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa (near Young St. just south of the Queensway).

12 noon: Bring-your-own picnic and tour the COG-Ottawa Organic Flower and Vegetable Garden on the Central Experimental Farm, maintained by volunteers since 1990 to encourage the public to garden organically.
Getting there: The garden is located immediately north of the Farm’s south parking lot (off Prince of Wales Drive). Look for balloons.

2pm: Visit the Fletcher Wildlife Garden across Prince of Wales Drive from the Experimental Farm where volunteers of the Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club maintain various natural habitats and a backyard garden.

Participation on a donation basis. Please RSVP your intention to participate to lw.strachan (at) or phone 613-257-8362

See the COG-Ottawa website for up-to-date details:

Canadian Organic Growers is Canada’s national membership-based education and networking organization representing farmers, gardeners and consumers nationwide. Contact us: 613-244-4000 ottawachapter (at)


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