Seed and Soil Program 2022 - Registration Form
2022 is the Year of the Garden in Ottawa! Do you want to grow food in your garden or on your balcony? Do you face financial or any other barriers to accessing Good Food and/or gardening? If “Yes”, then you can pick up free vegetable seed and soil in your neighbourhood through the Just Food Seed and Soil Program!
This program is run in partnership with Greely Sand & Gravel and the City of Ottawa, as well as amazing volunteers and community partners in your neighbourhood.
You can receive a minimum of 6 vegetable seed varieties and approximately 160 litres of organic top-soil (which is equal to 3 blue/black recycling bins full of soil) for free.
You will also receive an information sheet with resources including instructions on how to grow food from seed and weblinks to a Garden Guide in 5 languages (English, French, Arabic, Mandarin, Spanish).
What You Need to Do:
-Fill out this online Registration Form
-Go to the Distribution Event in your neighbourhood
-Visit the Registration Table to sign in and pick up your seed and Information Sheet
Soil is Heavy!
What You MUST Bring to the Distribution Event:
-A vehicle that can transport soil
-If the event is driving distance, bring a car that can fit three recycling bins
-If the event is walking distance, walk with a wheelbarrow, wagon, or other vehicle
-Three blue / black recycling bins (or similar containers) to contain your soil. Garbage bags are NOT strong enough. Borrow from your neighbours if you need more bins!
YOUR DISTRIBUTION EVENT DATE AND TIME: Saturday May 14th, 9:00am-12:00pm YOUR DISTRIBUTION EVENT LOCATION: 33 Quill St, Ottawa, ON K1K 4E7
You must be registered to attend your Distribution Event.