Great Educational Resources

Agricultural Education

  • Ontario Agri-Food Education: Agriculturally related teaching resources written for teachers by teachers.
  • City Farmer News: News stories from “Urban Agriculture Notes.” For the past 30 years, City Farmer has encouraged urban dwellers to pull up a patch of lawn and plant some vegetables, kitchen herbs and fruit.
  • Young Urban Farmers: People teaching about agriculture in the GTA
  • Virtual Farm Tours: Get inside an Ontario farm and see just what goes on! Amazing.
  • Ontario Farm Animal Council: Working hard to bridge the gap between farmers and the rest of society by providing facts and addressing concerns related to animal care, environment and food safety.
  • Gardening resources for family, teachers and beginner or experienced gardeners.
  • FoodLink: Buy Local Buy Fresh in the Waterloo Region.

Environmental Education

  • Green Teacher: A magazine that helps youth educators enhance environmental and global education inside and outside of schools.
  • Natural Resource Management for Kids: Great links to ways you can help with air pollution, conservation and more!
  • Evergreen: By deepening the connection between people and nature, Evergreen is improving the health of our cities–now and for the future.
  • Grand River Conservation Authority: A leader in watershed management programs undertaken for the benefit of all residents who share a belief in the importance of the Grand, a Canadian Heritage River.
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation: Dedicated to ensuring an appreciation of our natural world and a lasting legacy of healthy wildlife and habitat.
  • The Slug Site: A home page with lots of pictures devoted to the study of Opisthobranch Molluscs.
  • Western Soundscape Archive: An amazing archive of nature sounds.
  • Sustainable Landscaping: A really neat website submitted by a grade 5 student! It has links to great info on being green, gardening, composting and so much more!
  • Recycling – from how it happens to experiments to try yourself.  Thanks for the suggestion Tom & Brittany

Global Issues

Granting Agencies

  • Lyle S. Hallman Foundation: Local granting foundation supporting health, education and children’s initiatives that inspire and grow individual and community potential.
  • Trillium Foundation: Enabling Ontarians to work together to enhance the quality of life in their communities.
  • Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation: Promoting and encouraging interest in the heritage and culture of Waterloo Region.
  • Libro Financial Group: The focus of the Community Builder Grant program is to develop leadership and career skills in youth.