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Protected: Agri Tech Community Nights (2024-2025)

Protected: Agri Tech Community Nights (2024-2025)

$0.00$9.00

🙋In-Person Program  and Virtual Option Available

Funded by: Skills Development Fund, Ministry of Labour

Join us for FREE community nights, hosted by STEM Minds and Boreal Farms to raise public awareness on agriculture and sustainable practices to address many of the SDG goals like:

  • Food Insecurity
  • Sustainable Environment
  • Job insecurity

During these workshops you will learn about sustainable gardening at home to innovation in the Agri Tech sector. These sessions are for 15+ youth and Adults who are interested in learning about sustainable gardening at home to upskilling/reskilling for a career in Agriculture and Technology.

For 15+ Youth and Adults.

Dates ,Themes and Location: 

  • April 3rd, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Home Growing for Beginners (STEM Minds: 212 Earl Stewart Dr, Unit 3)
    • Hands on project: Grow your own plant in a cup
  • May 1st, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Close the loop from food to composting  (STEM Minds: 212 Earl Stewart Dr, Unit 3)
    • Hands on project: Composting in a cup
  • June 5th, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Get your Garden Ready (STEM Minds: 212 Earl Stewart Dr, Unit 3)
    • Hands on project: Growing Seedlings
  • July 3rd, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Garden Management (Boreal Farms: 13175 Weston Rd, King City)
    • Hands on: Tools and Equipment
  • August 7th, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Growing Mushrooms (Boreal Farms: 13175 Weston Rd, King City)
    • Hands on Project: Mason Jar Mushrooms
  • Sept 4th, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Agri Tech Innovation (Boreal Farms: 13175 Weston Rd, King City)
    • Hands on: Demonstration of cool tech in agriculture
  • Oct 2nd, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Hydroponic Farming (Boreal Farms: 13175 Weston Rd, King City)
    • Hands on Project: Growing with water
  • Nov 6th, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Harvesting at Boreal Farms (Boreal Farms: 13175 Weston Rd, King City)
    • Hands on Harvesting
  • Dec 4th, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Sprouts and Microgreens (STEM Minds: 212 Earl Stewart Dr, Unit 3)
    • Hands on Project: Mason Jar Salad
  • Jan 8th, 2024 (Wednesday):
    • Growing with LED Lights (STEM Minds: 212 Earl Stewart Dr, Unit 3)
    • Hands on Project: All about LED lights
  • Feb 5th, 2025 (Wednesday):
    • TBD
  • Mar 5th, 2025 (Wednesday):
    • TBD

Times:  Session: 5:30 – 7:00 pm EST

Location: See session specific topic

Number of Participants

  • Maximum of 30 participants for each In-Person session.
  • Please note that prior registration is required to attend each session. Walk-ins cannot be registered.
  • We reserve the right to change the program offered at the community night.
  • For virtual participants, the hands-on component will not be available.
  • To participate in the program, pre and post surveys are mandatory for completion, inlcuding interviews

Spots are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis..

SKU: Agritech-Community-Session#-2024 Categories: ,