Local Food Forestry 405
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 293
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. &nbsRead More
Neighbourhood Strategy 302
Neighbourhood StrategyNicola Thomas0News  The 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 ForesRead More
Canadian International Black Womens Event Award 138
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 329
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
May 7th Jane Walk 734
May 7th Jane WalkNicola Thomas0Food ForestryEdible Trails…Permaculture…Pollinator Fedges…Community Gardens!   Nicola Thomas (Food Forest Guild and Permaculture), Doug McKlusky Forest Heights Community Assocation, Susan Koswan Environmental Activist, Jill Bechard, Fern Knechel Allen, Kim Fellows Seeds of Diversity, JennRead More