Willow Springs Creative Centre (WSCC) is an innovative, social purpose enterprise serving Thunder Bay and the surrounding region. WSCC provides training in gardening and food service for young adults with disabilities. WSCC also partners with organizations and institutions to provide urban gardening programs for the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Visit their website to find out more about what Willow Springs offers.
Roots to Harvest provides transformative educational opportunities for youth by engaging them in learning about local agriculture through their urban agriculture sites, greenhouse, aquaponics system, and time spent harvesting, selling, and processing food. Visit their Facebook page or website to learn about garden days, workshops, film screenings, and more!
The Regional Food Distribution Association (RFDA) distributes food for Thunder Bay’s food banks. It also hosts a community and commercial kitchen, public cooking demonstrations, and other workshops. Check out the RFDA website for information on volunteer and opportunities
EarthCare is a partnership between the City of Thunder Bay and the community to work together on issues of community sustainability, climate adaptation, and greenhouse gas reduction. You can connect with EarthCare events, working groups, and newsletter by visiting their website.
Residents in Thunder Bay are working to make the Thunder Bay a Fair Trade Town, which requires gathering both political and community support. If you are involved with an organization that is aligned to this way of thinking and would like to be involved, please feel free to contact Kelly Green at .