TREE PLANTING, Oakville Food Forest

We are looking for volunteers to join usThursday October 26th in the planting of Fruit Trees and Shrubs in the Oakville Food Forest.

Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: Oakville Food Forest, Kingsford Gardens, 2480 Sherwood Heights Drive

The Oakville Food Forest is a community-driven initiative with a goal to establish a community hub where residents of all ages can come together to learn, share their knowledge, and support each other in growing and caring for community fruit trees & shrubs. In addition, all of the extra fruit/food produced from harvesting is donated to Kerr Street Mission food programs.

Please email us volunteer@haltonenvironment.ca if you’d like to join!

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As a community, we have the responsibility to honour, care for and respect all the Creation gives to provide us with life. This includes the land, water, air, fire, animals, plants and our ancestors.

The Anishinabek Peoples have utilized this land for millennia and we would like to acknowledge their direct descendants, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, as the rightful caretakers and titleholders of this land upon which we live, work and conduct ourselves. We acknowledge our treaty relationship and responsibilities to both the land and these original peoples.

We also recognize that this land is rich in pre-contact history and customs, which includes the Anishinabek and Haudenosaunee and since European contact, has and continues to become home for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. And it is in the spirit and intent of the Dish With One Spoon, wampum agreement whereby we will collectively care for and respect the land, water, animals and each other in the interests of peace and friendship and for the benefit of not only ourselves but of our future descendants.  

The HEN Office resides on Treaty 22, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. For more information on Treaty 22 go to: http://mncfn.ca/treaty2223/


The Halton Environmental Network is a proud member of the Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable (HEDR) and has signed their Charter to foster an inclusive Halton community. For more information on HEDR and the Charter please use this link: bit.ly/HEDRCharter

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