The GROW Project: "It's like a spray can of knowledge!"

850 students across the Kingston region, from Sharbot Lake to Napanee, now learn through hands-on programming in classrooms and school gardens.

GROW Project workshops like Salsa & Social Justice, Kale & Culture, and Salad Bar Celebrations move students out of their seats, making and growing fresh food while they learn about the food system, climate change, seeds and soils, biodiversity and more.

Donate now or give the gift of the GROW Project!


A $100 donation supports workshops in a school for a student for the year. What a great,

sustainable gift!
 

In schools, gardens, kitchens and community centres, Loving Spoonful connects people with healthy food!

Our Mission

Loving Spoonful connects people with good food across Kingston & Area.  Working toward a healthier, more connected community, Loving Spoonful provides programs and champions policies affecting food security, poverty, social inclusion, and community health.

Our Vision

Loving Spoonful envisions a healthy, sustainable, food-secure community.
 

Bringing the Vision to Life

We're teaching!

  • 850 kids in classrooms and school gardens about good food, growing, collaboration and community through the GROW Project.  

  • Families, adults and teens in Community Kitchens about cooking easy, affordable, healthy food

 

We're collaborating!

  • With over 150 partners across the region, bringing good food programming and fresh food to all!

  • With Kingston's 38 Community Gardens, assisting with annual reporting, grants, discounts on mulch and compost, and with establishing new gardens

  • With the region's gardeners and farmers who "Grow A Row" for donation to those who need fresh food most.

 

We're delivering!

  • Over $1,800,000 of the freshest healthy produce to over 40 agencies and 18 Fresh Food Market Stands serving those experiencing hunger in Kingston since we started.  That's the equivalent of over 700,000 healthy meals.

 

We're inspired & inspiring!

  • We're so glad to be working toward a new vision of food -- where fresh, healthy food is available to all and it is used to bring people together to create a vibrant, healthy community.

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Loving Spoonful’s fresh food deliveries are AMAZING. As a service provider for clients who live in poverty it is wonderful to be able to offer fresh food. We educate our clients on the various types of produce in the stand and help them with meal ideas.

Julie Langan

The John Howard Society

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Contact:  613-507-8848  |  info@lovingspoonful.org  |   559 Bagot St., Kingston, ON  K7K 3E1

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