Green Events

Good Jobs, Green Jobs 2015 – April 13, 2015

Good Jobs, Green JobsGood Jobs, Green Jobs is the nation’s leading forum for strategizing and implementing environmental solutions that create and maintain quality, family-sustaining jobs and ensure the health and safety of our workplaces and communities.

Where: The Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C.


Wild Spring Edibles Workshop – April 18, 2015

Wild Spring Edibles WorkshopDiscover the world of wild spring foods readily available in your own backyard and around the city. Wild harvested foods provide many benefits, including being nutrient dense, healthful, toning and medicinal for our system (especially after the winter months), and free! During this workshop learn how to properly identify wild edible foods in our area, and how to carefully and safely wild harvest and prepare them. Come prepared for some delicious and surprising tasting!

Where: 508 Duke Street West, Kitchener, Ontario


Sprouts Parent and Tot Outdoor Play – April 21, 2015

Sprouts Parent and Tot Outdoor PlayJoin us with your little sprouts for a fun morning of outdoor experiential play, indoor and outdoor cooking and hands on crafts and wonderment. Over 6 weeks, children aged 2–4 and their caregivers will make music, explore the gardens, pretend to be the animals in the valley and more. Connect with fellow caregivers and watch the valley spring to life with your toddler!

Where: The Children’s Garden at the Evergreen Brickworks; 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario


Food and Agriculture Business Seminar – June 21-23, 2015

FoodThe Food Institute has developed the Food and Agriculture Business Seminar to bring together a diverse group of current and emerging leadership in the industry to collectively examine trends and issues in today’s global marketplace. By working together in strategically dynamic groups, the participants will benefit from each other’s expertise as they critically examine real cases and interact with the executives of the featured businesses in a non-competitive environment.

Where: University of Guelph; 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario