Home Grown Employability Skills Training Program

Applications are open for Foodshare’s Employability skills training programs:

This program opens doors for youth by teaching the basics of small-scale agriculture, horticulture, and food preparation.

Nanaimo Foodshare: Local Food MattersFARM TEAM and HOME GROWN
Farm Team runs February 20th/2017 – March 31/2017
Home Grown runs April 18/2017 – September 8/ 2017
Group training and on-the job work experience in the Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Service, Hospitality Fields.

For more information please visit https://nanaimofoodshare.ca/homegrown/

First Phase of Greenhouse Project Almost Complete

Progress Report

Here it is, January  2017, and we are delighted to report much progress on our greenhouse project.

It was the middle of August before we obtained our building permit and a few days later, just after the VIEX, a gigantic truck delivered all the pieces that would become our greenhouse.

GH parts finally arrive

GH parts finally arrive

GH arches being unloaded

Arches being unloaded