In 2020 the city of Calgary began piloting their Food in the Park program, including the use of four garden towers.
UBC received a grant in 2019 to set up 5 garden towers indoors for air purification.
In 2019, Earth Connections provided 6 Yorkton Area First Nations with Raised beds, Garden Towers, Seed Starting Kits, and seed packs. (Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Key First Nation, Zagime Anishinabek, Keeseekoose First Nation, Cote First Nation, and Ocean Man First Nation). These same communities received 130 raised beds for community growing in 2020. The Yorkton Tribal Health Centre set up 3 Cold Frames.
We attended a Garden Meeting to answer food security and gardening questions, and provided seeds for community members. (April 2019)
In 2018 three garden towers were set up in the community school. The community established a community garden in the spring of 2020, including 6 cold frames provided by Earth Connections.
In July 2018, Earth Connections was happy to be called upon by the Prince Albert Grand Council to discuss challenges and strategies of gardening in the north at a two day workshop. The Hatchet Lake Health Centre received 6 Cold Frames.
In February 2018, Earth Connections ran a Gardening and Growing Technologies workshop at ADCS. The school received 3 Garden Towers and seedling stations.
Organic Food Distributors
We enjoyed showing our products and making connections at the street stall on Saturdays at the Saskatoon Farmers Market. We were there with our award-winning (Green Thumb Award, 2016
) GardenTower and sometimes with certified organic produce from the Flying Dust First Nation! (May-Oct, 2016)
Mini Garden Tower
We are grateful to have met so many amazing people during our first show this year at Gardenscapes. Next year we will back back with a huge corner booth to show off our displays, feel free to come give the garden tower a spin! (April, 2016)
One Garden Tower
The grade 8 graduating class at Silverspring School in Saskatoon donated a gardentower as a farewell gift to the school! Pictured left is their teacher Mathew Fiedelleck with the garden tower during grad prep this year. (June, 2016)