Gardening is about the privilege of getting close to nature. It’s also a great opportunity to build bonds with others. In this spirit of sharing, our Great Gardening Weekend theme this year is “The garden as a meeting place.”
The conferences (In French only)
Cultiver des communautés solidaires
Roundtable discussion moderated by Julie Corbeil Walsh of Espace pour la vie with: Marie-Anne Viau - President of Cultiver Montréal; Sylvie Chamberland - Co-Executive Director of Carrefour Solidaire, community food centre; Magali Casaubon - Manager of the urban agriculture program at Santropol Roulant
Learn about urban agriculture projects that help build supportive and resilient communities
La culture de légumes asiatiques biologiques au Québec
Speaker: Stéphanie Wang, founder of Le Rizen and co-editor of the book 'Légumes asiatiques : jardiner, cuisiner, raconter' to be published by Parfum d'encre
Step into the world of Asian vegetables and bring something new to your garden... and your plate!
Notre jardin nourricier… nourricier bien au-delà de la panse!
Speaker: Martin Boisvert, permaculturist, founder of Néo-Terra, coordinator and initiator of a unique collective permaculture project in Saint-Isidore, Beauce
Draw inspiration from a permaculture project that sprouted in a community in Beauce, a great source of abundance—from the garden to the forest to the chicken coop...
Jardiner en famille : semer des graines... on a jamais si bien dit!
Speaker: Julie Boudreau, teacher at the Centre de formation horticole de Laval as well as publisher and editor of Planète Jardin
A conference brimming with anecdotes and experiences on the activities that are most likely to awaken your child's 'nature' side