A living learning environment offering year-round opportunities.
An authentic context for training with a focus on food production.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR GREEN THERAPY
A Commercial Grade Kitchen
providing space for training programs focused on healthy food preparation
within the kitchen and greenhouse, with training ranging from nutrition, to food preparation, to entrepreneurship.
A realistic context for learning and skills training programs
for use by internal programs and available for rent to community groups and businesses.
ENERGY FROM THE SUN
HEAT FROM WASTE WOOD
The facility will take advantage of advancing solar energy
Biomass heat will be generated through the re-use of waste elm wood, otherwise disposed of in Saskatoon.
400 TONNES / YR
of waste elm diverted from City of Saskatoon landfills
$60,000 / YR
waste disposal savings
Community Greenhouse with a focus on 'growing community' is different than a commercial greenhouse with a focus on maximum production and profit.
PRODUCTION is selected based on relevance to training
ACCESS is open to community members year round
PRIORITIES are training, accessibility, engagement and participation