City Farm Market Launch!

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Thank you to everyone who came to our seedling sale last weekend. Thanks also to our volunteers and hard-working staff!

Now that our seedling production is over, we have moved our seedling over to our City Farm School at the Loyola campus of Concordia and they will all be planted this week in our medicinal and market gardens.

We will have our first market and launch event coming up in two weeks, on Tuesday, June 6th, 5-7pm!
This week`s event features:
*Seasonal vegetables such as herbs and salad greens
*Tours of our gardens! Or just walk around and take a look!
*Live accordian music by Bashu
*Free hot herbal tea samples from our gardens
*Our rooftop honey
*Herbal medicinal products
*Micro-greens
*Seedlings and seeds
*Sprouting kits
*and MORE!

Our market stand runs every Tuesdays 5-7pm from June 6th – end of October.

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Directions:
Concordia University – Loyola Campus
7141 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal QC

The Loyola City Farm is located at the north end of campus, behind the Hingston residence and lecture hall. If coming from downtown, turn right (north) off of Sherbrooke onto West Broadway, take the first right into Loyola Campus, you will see a large field on your left. The garden is located right beside that field.

MAP:
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EPIC Seedling Sale! Épique vente de semis!

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We are pleased to offer our 6th Annual EPIC Seedling Sale at the Concordia Greenhouse!

What to expect:
*Seeding Varieties – Herbs and Vegetables($2-$6)
*House plants including terrariums ($4 – $15)
*Organic seeds ($3.50 or 3/10)
*Perennial fruit trees, herbs and more from Neumark Design! 

AS LONG AS SUPPLIES LAST!

As with last year, our sale is now divided over two weekends – one downtown at the Concordia Greenhouse on May 19th & 20th, 10am – 6pm and one at the Marche de Mai on May 13th and 14th, 10am – 5pm

If you have accessibility needs, we recommend the Marche de Mai, as it has both wheelchair access and more space to move around as well as being family-friendly.

Greenhouse Location: Take the elevator or escalator to the 12th floor, then follow the Greenhouse signs to the stairwell to the 13th floor.


Nous sommes heureux d’offrir notre 6ème vente annuelle de semences EPIC à la serre Concordia!

Vous trouverez: (quoi attendre)

*Semis biologiques

*Plantes d’intérieur

*Graines biologiques

*Perrenials de chez Neumark Design

Du 19 au 20 mai, de 11 h à 18 h. Jusqu’à épuisement des stocks!

Comme pour l’année dernière, notre vente est maintenant divisée en deux week-ends – un au centre-ville à la serre Concordia les 19 et 20 mai, de 10h à 17h et l’autre aux Marches de Mai les 13 et 14 mai, de 10h à 17h
Nous vous recommandons le Marché de Mai qui sera pourvu d’un accès aux fauteuils roulants ainsi que d’espace suffisant pour s’y déplacer, en plus d’être prévu comme un espace familial.

Marché de Mai

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Si vous avez des besoins en matière d’accessibilité, nous vous recommandons Marche de Mai, car il dispose d’un accès en fauteuil roulant et plus d’espace pour se déplacer et être familial.

Où trouver la serre: Prendre l’ascenseur ou l’escalier mécanique jusqu’au 12ème étage, puis suivre les panneaux indiquant la serre.

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Concordia Greenhouse Summer Workshop Caravan!

 
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While the greenhouse is closed during the summer, our events coordinator will be offering public and private workshops around the city!
 

Coming up:


 

Container Gardening
May 2nd, 7-9pm
Westmount Horticultural Society –  4574 Sherbrooke St. West

Cultiver Verdun – Urban Agriculture Fair

Saturday, May 14th, 10-4pm
7000 rue Lasalle, Verdun

Cultiver le Plateau – Urban Agriculture Fair

Saturday, May 27th, 10-4pm
Rue Duluth

Thursday, June 8th, 7-9pm
Cafe Zephyr – 5781 Sherbrooke

Macrame Hanging Planters
Wednesday, July 6th, 6-8pm

Un Plant de Tomate à la Fois – 666 Woodland, Verdun


Macrame Hanging Planters
July 6th, 13th, and 20th: 4-6pm

Neighbourhood on the Move – Pierre St.


Vote YES For Our Fee Levy Increase!

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Since becoming a fee levy group in 2013, the Concordia Greenhouse has been a resource hub for students, actively supporting experiential learning opportunities and providing ecologically-grown produce and plants. As demand for our services grows, a fee-levy increase will allow the Concordia Greenhouse to continue its mandate in providing students with affordable educational workshops and programs, locally grown food and plants, internship and job opportunities, and a beautiful space for study, respite and fun events. Do you agree to increase the fee levy of the Concordia Greenhouse by 12 cents per credit for undergraduate students, to a total of 24 cents per credit, effective Fall 2017.

Please share widely!

 

Urban Herbalism

Identifying, growing, transforming and using herbs is a trend growing in popularity. The planet offers so much of what we need to survive and thrive. Join us for our new workshop series where we explore the wonderful world of herbalism.

–13 Weeds to Live By—
Tuesday, March 28th, 5:30-7pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/661492624038890/
Free

–Wild Foraging–
Monday, March 6th, 5:30-7pm
RSVP https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/springtime-wild-food-foraging-tickets-32301219818
$10.00

–Introduction to Herbalism–
Sunday, March 26th, 1-4pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1816334828606773/
$10.00

–Herbalism and Digestion–
Thursday, March 30th
RSVP To be announced

–Herbalism and Self Care–
Monday, April 10th, 5:30-7pm
RSVP To be announced

Start Your Garden Workshop Series

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Join us each week for a new exciting topic and get empowered to grow your own herbs and vegetables using ecological methods.
Registration will be posted here as it becomes available.

MARCH
#1 – Plant Families and Natural Pest Control
March 1st, 5:30-7pm – FREE
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/plant-families-and-natural-pest-control-tickets-32236306661

#2 – Seed Starting (FULL)
March 8th, 5:30-7pm – $15
https://www.facebook.com/events/384325771929255/

#3 – Balcony Gardening for Concordia Undergrads
March 15th, 5:30-7pm – FREE
RSVP on Eventbrite

#4 – Mushroom Cultivation
March 16th, 5:30-7pm – $25
RSVP On Eventbrite

#5 – Balcony Gardening
March 22nd, 5:30-7pm – $10
RSVP on Eventbrite

#6 – Mushroom Cultivation
March 27th, 5:30- 7pm – $15
RSVP to be announced.

#7 – Introduction to Hydroponics
March 28th, 5:30 – 7pm – $10
RSVP to be announced.

#8 – Soil and Fertilization
March 29th, 5:30 – 7pm – $10
RSVP on Eventbrite

If you cannot pay via eventbrite, please contact us for information on paying in advance in cash at our Greenhouse office.

APRIL
#1 – Introduction to Permaculture
#2 – Season Extension and Cold Weather Gardens
#3 – Balcony Gardening for Concordia undergrads
#4 – Balcony Gardening
#5 – Community Gardening
#6 – Garden Design and Succession Planting
#7 – Edible Landscaping
#8 – TBA

Our mission is to provide a welcoming, organic green space that fosters community by providing experiential learning opportunities within a year-round growing environment.