The Edible Schoolyard: Film & Discussion on growing food in our schools and communities

Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 18:30 to 20:30

The Edible Schoolyard: Film & Discussion on growing food in our schools and

Guest speakers: Kathy Aldous, Dr. Arthur Hines Elementary School Garden &
Garity Chapman, Urban Garden Coordinator of the Ecology Action Centre. Free
public film and discussion on growing food and gardens in our schools and
communities. Come to watch this inspiring film by Slow Food Nova Scotia and
learn about the story of the Summerville community working with students,
staff and friends of Dr. Arthur Hines Elementary School. The harvest goes
beyond good local food; to include curiosity, community involvement and
unexpected curriculum connections. Kathy Aldous will explain how they
started the school garden at Dr. Arthur Hines Elementary School. Garity
Chapman will present on community gardens from her recent research trip to
New York, Philadelphia, Toronto and Montreal. Some great gardening draw
prizes. Find out how you can get planting next spring at your school or in
your community! A project of SENSE: Sustainability Education in Nova Scotia
for Everyone. In cooperation with the Ecology Action Centre's Urban
Gardening Project.

Organized by the Nova Scotia Environmental Network. 

Thomas Raddall Room, Keshen Goodman Library,
330 Lacewood Dr.,
Halifax , NS
44° 39' 34.3512" N, 63° 39' 58.8456" W
Nova Scotia CA
Tamara Lorincz

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