Project information:

 A youth-led community garden and greenhouse that will contribute to community food security. The community projects will involve youth in all aspects of the farming cycle.

  • Seedling selection

  • Land preparation

  • Vegetable planting

  • Add value to the produce

  • Marketing and branding

The Youth will experience the following:

  • How to build practical food sovereignty skills.
  • Agricultural and entrepreneurship training
  • Marketing and branding training
  • Fun field trips and camp opportunities
  • Exposure to careers in agriculture
  • Practical and soft skill development – critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity

Objectives of the Project:

  • Equip our youth with food-growing skills.
  • Create employment opportunities and develop employment skills by exposing our youth to careers along the agri-food spectrum, from entrepreneurship to research, which will include awareness of technology development in the agricultural sector.
  • To develop youth leadership skills among African Nova Scotian youth
  • To identify community food security needs and develop a suitable food production model that works best for African Nova Scotia communities.
  • To close the participation gap of African Nova Scotians in all aspects of agriculture and to promote equitable participation in the agriculture and agri-food sectors.


Its going to  be lots of fun!