Graffiti in the Park 506
Graffiti in the ParkNicola Thomas0News  With the  support of the City of Kitchener we were awarded a grant to enhance the presence of the Forest Heights Food Forest through the painting of our concrete shed.           The shed was also generously donated to the food forest from the City of Kitchener. &nbsRead More
Local Food Forestry 969
Local Food ForestryNicola Thomas0News    KITCHENER — A tiny urban forest quietly grows in a patch of grass behind the Forest Heights Community Centre on Queens Boulevard It took 40 volunteers to transform the forlorn corner of green space into a food forest last summer. The urban forest isn’t a thicket of shady fruitRead More
Kitchener In Bloom 922
Kitchener In BloomNicola Thomas0News  The Edible Forest Heights Committee was happy to host the Bloom Bus Tour at the Forest Heights Food Forest for a quick talk and snack break for Kitchener in Bloom . We also had the pleasure of presenting at the Kitchener in Bloom end of year event where they announced the award winners. ThroRead More
Neighbourhood Strategy 783
Neighbourhood StrategyNicola Thomas0NewsThe City of Kitchener has been instrumental in supporting the creation as well as the progression of the Forest Heights Food Forest since its initial start. Through the Neighbourhood Strategies the City of Kitchener has supported many grass roots initiatives across Kitchener. The Edible Forest HeighRead More
Canadian International Black Womens Event Award 496
Canadian International Black Womens Event AwardNicola Thomas0News      It was a great honor, firstly to be nominated and then to be chosen as one of the top 100 most powerful black women in Canada 2016. This has been an incredible journey that started just over a year ago with food forestry. What started out as a tiny seed, this small […]Read More
Jane Walk Success 812
Jane Walk SuccessNicola Thomas0News      Over 40 people attended the Jane Walk and participated in building two fedges/food hedges. Fedges are a great way to create a fence hedge from edible plants. In our case we are using a variety of berry bushes placed close together to create the fedge.        Read More