Monthly Archives January 2018

Growing Community: Engaging Youth through Gardening. An Ontario 150 Grant Summary

The 2017 Ontario150 Youth Partnership Program was an opportunity for Ontario youth to participate in their communities in ways that would reflect their creativity, cultural expression, diversity, environmental stewardship, entrepreneurship, and civic engagement. Since faith communities typically have usable space for gardens of all types, at Faith & the Common Good, we focused the funding we received through this program on engaging youth affiliated with faith groups in garden projects as a way to uplift and empower community. Our project, Growing Community: Engaging Diverse Youth to Strengthen Ontario’s Tapestry of Urban Gardens, took place in three regions – Ottawa, Halton,
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