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Environmental and Sustainability Education

OISE Community Learning Garden Events


2020-21

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person events in the OISE Learning Garden have been postponed until the re-opening of campus. Instead, we offer gardening events and webinars online, which are posted as offered on our ESE events page. To access videos of the 2020 webinars that were recorded, please use the following links:

Growing Gardening Online with Children  
Touring the Evergreen Garden with Indigenous Educator Isaac Crosby
Activist Approaches to Educational Gardening 


2019-20

Community Garden Open House  July 9, 2019  12-1pm  

Indigenous Education Garden Opening  June 11, 2019  12:15pm Led by Traditional Teacher Jacqueline Lavalley

Annual Spring Planting May 22, 2019  11am-1pm 

TDSB Platinum EcoSchool Visit: Huron PS/Learning Outdoors  May 16, 2019


2018-19

Community Garden Open House  Tues. Sept. 25 2018 12-1pm (OISE Learning Garden)

Seed Saving Workshop  Tues. Sept. 25 2018 4:30-5:30pm (Sign-up on Student Services to register and see workshop location) 

Community Garden Open House  July 10, 2018  12-1pm   (OISE Learning Garden)

University of Toronto Garden Tour  July 10, 2018  4.00pm - 5:30 (Meet at OISE Learning Garden to start)

Annual Spring Planting May 23, 2018  11am-1pm (in front of the OISE building 252 Bloor St. W.)


2017-18

Connecting Gardening to Indigenous Education  Sept. 18, 2017  4:30 pm

Community Garden Open House  Sept. 20, 2017  12-1pm

Seed Saving Workshop  Sept. 28, 2017  4:30 pm

Food Literacy Education Oct. 4, 2017  4:30 pm

Growing Approaches to Environmental Art - Native Plant Species  Oct. 24, 2017

TDSB Platinum EcoSchool: Warren Park OE Centre  Nov. 13, 2017


2016-17

Learning Garden Summer Open House July 25, 2017

Pollinating Partnerships Event  May 31, 2017

Spring Planting Event May 24, 2017 11am-1pm

Food Literacy Education Oct 25, 2016

Seed Saving Workshop  Oct 5, 2016

Community Garden Open House  Sept 19, 2016


2015-16

Learning Garden Summer Open House July 21, 2016

Pollinating Partnerships Event and Exhibits June 1, 2016

Spring Planting Event  May 25, 2016

Vermicomposting Workshop  Sept. 30, 2015

Learning Garden Open House  Oct. 1, 2015

Indigenous Approaches to Gardening  Oct. 1, 2015

'Bee' the Change:  Eco-Art Workshop  Oct. 5, 2015 & Jan. 28, 2016


2014-15

Additional Qualifications Teacher Tour  July 8, 2015

Green Ambassador Tour of the Garden  June 16, 2015

Pollinating Partnerships Event and Exhibits June 3, 2015

3rd Annual Garden Planting May 26, 2015 

Worming your Way into Education: Vermicomposting for Integrated Learning  Jan. 21, 2015  

Food Literacy - Recipe for Change! Oct. 21, 2014

Planting Seeds for Change   Oct 1, 2014 

Learning Garden Open House  Sept 26, 2014 


2013-14

Meet the OISE Gardeners!  Thursday June 26, 2014

2nd Annual Garden Planting May 28, 2014  

Seed Planting for OISE staff, faculty and grad students  March 20, 2014

Seed Planting for B.Ed Students  February 19, 2014

Learning Garden Open House   Sept. 12, 2013 

Learning Garden Workshop  Sept 24, 2013


2012-13

(First ever) Garden Planting  May 23, 2013