The Seeds and Soil Project

This project is now closed for 2021. Come back in the Spring of 2022 to find out more about next year’s project.

Are you looking for a way to grow some of your food at home?

Who can get a seed and soil package?

  • Residents of Ottawa
  • Must have access to a personal yard (can be small)
  • You must be able to pick up your soil

How do I get my package?

  • You will need containers to carry the soil yourself
  • Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing

What should I bring?

  • You will need a vehicle as the soil is heavy
  • Please bring three recycling blue or black boxes (or similar sized containers) to shovel soil into
  • Bring a shovel

Is there a cost for the seeds and soil packages?

No. The seeds and soil packages are being provided free of charge to people living on lower incomes or who have lost their job during COVID-19, through the generous support of the City of Ottawa, Just Food and Greely Sand & Gravel.