Events

Community Coffee Day
October 29, 2014
All medium roast coffee sales across Bridgehead (up to $5,000) on Wednesday, October 29th 2014 will be donated to Hidden Harvest as part of Ernst & Young’s ‘EY Connect Day’. In celebration of Community Coffee Day, and to give thanks for the community support, Hidden Harvest Ottawa will be offering free samples of small-batch, unique preserves made from the fruit we rescued this…
Volunteer with Hidden Harvest at Beau’s Oktoberfest!
August 30, 2014
We know what you have been saying… Harvesting fresh apples, grapes, elderberries, walnuts and plums is fun but where are the games of chance? Well this is your chance! Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company has given us a great opportunity to raise funds to support Hidden Harvest in rescuing more fruit. Not only are they donating the money raised…
Love Coffee? Pick our Blend
June 17, 2014
Now you can pick our fresh Hidden Harvest blend of coffee, using your morning brew to support local food rescue!  This very special blend of beans is now available for a limited time online and at Bridgehead Coffeehouses across Ottawa. “Combining the far North and far South coffees of Peru, this blend offers a sweet and nutty aroma with a slight smokiness resulting in a flavorful and unique…
You’re Invited to Volunteer Intro Hour
June 10, 2014
This year we have partnered with Bridgehead to host Volunteer Intro sessions at local coffeehouses to chat about how you and your neighbours can get started finding your Hidden Harvest this year. Join us for this short event if you’re curious to learn more about Hidden Harvest, our harvest events, our food tree search, future workshops, and if you’re keen to help out. Some questions we will…
Tree Pick-Up Day !
April 19, 2014
Saturday, May 10th 2014 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Main Street Farmers’ Market 223 Main Street, Ottawa, ON (map) Visit us at the very first Main Street Farmers’ Market of the year! We will be offering samples of some local tree nuts, selling food trees ready to go in the ground, and spreading the word about Ottawa’s Hidden Harvest. For…
Passionate About Ottawa’s nuts?
March 14, 2014
Seeking: Nut Event Co-ordinator Talented and helpful ensemble seeks single dedicated organizer with shared interests and passions.  Long walks on the beach optional.   Canada Nutist and a few Hidden Harvest volunteers have developed the framework of a fabulous nut event planned for this spring and are looking for a reliable…
Spring Workshop Series 2014
Urban Syrup: How to Tap for Sap Saturday March 15, 2014, and Sunday March 30, 2014. The where, when, why, and how to tap trees, as well as tools and techniques of this age-old tradition will be discussed in this hands-on workshop.   Urban Fruit Tree Pruning Sunday March 23, 2014. Tools, techniques…
How to Tap Your Tree for Sap
We’re headed out to Nepean for another workshop this year! Learn to harness the power of spring in your own backyard. In this mini-workshop the why, the how, and the when of tapping trees for sap will be explored. With your help, we will tap a few trees, look at the equipment required, and hear tips about syrup production at home. Our Nepean host is no stranger to trees – with a backyard…
My Giving Moment
November 3, 2013
  Share your Giving Moment! What inspired us to start Hidden Harvest? We had the chance to share our Giving Moment tales with our Governor General, David Johnston, for his new Giving Moment campaign to encourage Canadians to find their reason to give. Watch Jay’s story,…
What is a Harvest Event?
May 16, 2013
A “Harvest Event” is when a group of volunteers gather to pick fruit, nuts, or grapes which would otherwise go to waste. On average, five volunteers will spend two hours harvesting a tree or two. Each harvest event will be arranged and led by a Neighbourhood Leader (aka Lead Harvester). Find the event When you register…
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