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Check out our Aquaponics Farmer, Colin, training at Nelson and Pade this week! ... See MoreSee Less

Nelson and Pade, Inc. Grower Colin Cotton with The Mississauga Food Bank is on campus this week participating in our Extended Stay Learning Program. Our ESLP allows individuals to learn and work in a real-aquaponic greenhouse setting, doing everything involved from daily operation to troubleshooting. Daily tasks typically include selecting, seedling, transplanting and harvesting vegetable crops, determining and weighing feed rations, feeding fish, maintaining filters, cleaning system components, understanding system design and water flow dynamics, troubleshooting problems, monitoring and adjusting environmental conditions and keeping greenhouse charts. Colin is the lead Aquaponic farmer at The Mississauga Food Bank, which is the first food bank in Canada to operate an aquaponics system to help feed their community. Two weeks ago our Senior Aquaponic Technician was in Canada working with Colin on the install of their Clear Flow Aquaponic System®, and now Colin is gaining all the knowledge he will need to go back and operate it successfully. Find out more about this ESLP program and additional training that we offer at

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Food For Thought Tour

September 7, 2016, 6:00pm - September 7, 2016, 6:00pm

The Mississauga Food Bank

Please join us for a behind the scenes looks at The Mississauga Food Bank! We're opening our doors the first Wednesday of every month from 6:00-7:00PM for a tour and Q&A. You will see: - How our team works to ensure no one in Mississauga goes hungry. - Our indoor aquaponics farm growing vegetables and fish. - Stories of lives changed by receiveing wholesome food in times of need.

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Have you ever heard of a "fresh" food drive?

The employees at Scotts Miracle-Gro Canada donated the beautiful bounty from their gardens this year. Such a great idea -- thank you, everyone!

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