Canadian Organic Growers
The Canadian Organic Growers - Ottawa Chapter runs workshops/seminars; farm/garden tours; and Organic Week (Sept-Oct); offers resources relating to organic growing; and runs programs for children, farmers and seniors.
Environmentally Friendly Gardening
A online guide to environmentally friendly gardening. It gives great tips on how to keep your garden green whilst looking out for the environment and reducing your carbon footprint.
Just Food - Sustainable Food and Farming in Ottawa, Canada
A local organization that works on a variety of projects relating to food justice issues and promotes the development of the local food system.
Ottawa Buy Local Food Guide
An online interactive map which shows the location of local community gardens, farmers' markets, Savour Ottawa restaurants and retailers, and farm businesses.
Works with farmers and restaurants to bring more local food into restaurants, grocery stores, butcheries, etc. A list of local businesses that are members of Savour Ottawa can be found on their website.
The Ottawa Good Food Box
A nonprofit community-based program, that sells boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables that are purchased from wholesalers and are locally grown when possible. Open to everyone.
The Fletcher Wildlife Garden
This website explains how to create wildlife-friendly habitat and gardens on urban or rural property, emphasizing the use of plants native to the Ottawa region.
What does the colour of your fruit and vegetable tell you.?
This link in a very colourful and illustrative way explains the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables.