Wednesday, February 24, 2010


Growing Up Organic, with the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG), is happy to offer two summer camp experiences summer 2010. For more information please contact Torry Reid at 613.627.6343 or GNAG at 613-564-1058 or 613-233-8713. Register online at, registration opens March 8th at 9:00 PM.

FOOD & GARDEN CAMP (12-16 years)

Yellow tomatoes, purple carrots, edible weeds…

Canadian Organic Growers (COG), through its Growing Up Organic project, invites you to sink your teeth into the world of food. Not only will you get to prepare and eat great organic food, you’ll also learn how to grow it yourself, right here in the city. Along the way you’ll meet professional chefs, city farmers and take a trip out to Alpenblick Farm for a day with the goats. Fee includes organic food and transportation.

Jul 12 - 16 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $165


Canadian Organic Growers (COG), through its Growing Up Organic project, is offering its farm camp for a third year – and this time we’ll be camping for a full week while living and working out at Alpenblick Farm. Farmers Robert & Petra will teach you how to milk goats, make cheese and care for the cattle, sheep and goats that graze their 320 acre organic farm outside Stittsville. While there you’ll learn how to cook over an open fire, identify and prepare wild edible plants, participate in a land art project, and take day trips to other nearby farms. Fee includes organic meals and transportation.

Jul 5 - 9 (5 days, 4 nights) $240

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