A useful list of resources and inspiration.


Start Your Own Food Forest in your Yard

Excited about doing something in your own front or back yard? Small spaces are a perfect way to get started. Use this document and ask yourself some questions to make a plan to move from thoughts and talk to action!

Get Inspired by Others

See an ever-growing list of people and projects that inspire us!

Community Food Forest Meeting Minutes and Activities

As indicated by the calendar on the Events page, we meet monthly to plan and coordinate activities on-site. Meeting minutes for 2021 contain agendas, minutes and recording links for the year.

To coordinate and track volunteer activities, please refer to the 2021 Activities spreadsheet.

Food Forest Exchange in Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Food Forest Exchange is a public Facebook group full of local Ottawa area residents that are actively growing and exchanging seeds, scion wood, cuttings, perennial divisions and mushroom mycelium. Members can directly arrange swaps, but there are also occasionally spring and fall exchange days scheduled.

Map of the Just Food Community Food Forest

A satellite map with additional overlay that shows the current and upcoming features of the Red Barn forest (a.k.a. Just Food Community Food Forest site).

Videos and webinars

“Food Forests: Edible Landscapes to Feed Bodies, Minds and Spirits”

A recording of a presentation that answers the what, why, where, when and who questions around the food forest topic…

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