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Grand River Food Forestry

Grand River Food Forestry

Nicola Thomas


Grand River Food Forestry Founder: Community Capacity Building
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Nicola is an avid environmentalist who saw an opportunity to encourage communities to steward the soil, grow edibles and increase pollinator corridors in under-utilized green spaces. Through her commitment to increasing community awareness of sustainable

ecological land practices, she has been recognized as one of Canada’s “Top 100 Black Women to Watch 2016”, City of Kitchener Environmental Leader 2019 and a Heart of the City National Park Delegate. Nicola has been mentored by top permaculturists from around the world and shares her knowledge internationally through educational talks, seminars, one-on-one mentoring, hands on practical workshops, consultations, board of director memberships and restorative landscape design.

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