Sustainable Food Edmonton is a non-profit charitable organization who initiates and supports projects and program to encourage the building of community through urban agriculture. We connect communities and kids with their food, how it’s produced, and the planet that makes it all possible.
Sustainable Food Edmonton supports and provides programming for 91 communities gardens, 51 elementary schools, and 8 high schools.
Sustainable Food Edmonton is working towards becoming Edmonton's hub for urban agriculture resources. Through our ask an expert section, and local food system resources we endeavour to empower Edmonton's to explore urban agriculture to its fullest. Please do not hesitate to contact us if a resource you're looking for is not being provided on this site.
Sustainable Food Edmonton is committed to offering programs and projects that offer rich experiential opportunities for children, youth, and adults to learn about urban agriculture.
"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home."
“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”
-Margaret Atwood, Bluebeard's Egg
“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”
Community groups and for-profit organizations eager to launch urban agriculture projects have two new gardening tools — a freshly amended zoning bylaw and an interactive map of available land in Edmonton.
From October 29 to November 7, 2015 Relish Fest: Food on Film is a celebration of food on film. This new festival screens food focused films from around the world and is often paired with food from Edmonton's top chefs.
Mel Pristley, from Vue Weekly wrote a lovely article about the future of Sustainable Food Edmonton in Edmonton. Check it out here or read more below.
Yesterday City Council approved Zoning Bylaw changes that enable and encourage more urban agriculture activities in Edmonton!
Interested in meeting other Edmonton youth (ages 18 to 30) who are passionate about food justice, food security and community involvement?