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Feb 20, 2019

Scotts Canada Announces Gro for Good Grants

Nutrients for Life Canada, Communities in Bloom and The Compost Council of Canada continue their partnership with Scott’s Canada with the Gro for Good grants, just released last week, learn more here.

Oct 05, 2016

World Teacher Day

Ray Cochrane, Western Canada Educational Coordinator During my senior years at high school, I was influenced by a teacher who demonstrated what I considered to be a unique perspective on learning. He allowed us to experience project based learning, complete…

Jul 05, 2016

What’s the nutrient story in your community: GRO1000 Edition

As the official education partner of the Scotts Canada GRO1000 program, Nutrients for Life provides the winning showcase garden with hands-on assistance throughout the planning process, as well as by educating students who will use the space on the importance…

Jun 10, 2016

The importance of teaching food production in classrooms

We receive a lot of questions about the importance of teaching food production in classrooms. Are students impacted? What are the end results of implementing agricultural lessons? The global population will reach nine billion by 2050, requiring an additional 70…

Jun 09, 2016

Including environmental education in schools is key

Today, it’s not uncommon to see youth generations removed from the farm, unaware of the science behind food production. However, if we plan to continue making environmentally responsible decisions for thriving communities, our next generation needs to reconnect with agriculture.…

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