Join us for a series of  healthy & active living programs and activities, designed to get you growing, cooking, moving and living. Keep an eye out on the growing Library of Things, where you will soon be able to borrow culinary gadgets and ergonomic gardening tools with your library card.

These programs are free, open to all ages and are run in partnership with the Town of Innisfil and the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library. Programs are supported by the Government of Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program through the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.

Growing Food in Containers and Small Spaces

Let’s plant together! Learn how to direct sow and transplant plants, suitable for containers and small spaces.

Let’s Get Local: Starting a Kitchen Garden

It doesn’t get more local than this! Learn how to make the most out of planters and small spaces to grow food for your kitchen all season long.

Introduction to Bread Baking

Bread baking can be easy! Learn how to make bread from scratch, from kneading to rising and baking, or try out a bread maker and see just how easy it can get. 

Introduction to Canning & Preserving

Preserve your favourite seasonal produce by preparing jams, sauces, and pickled vegetables to get the taste of local all year long.

Introduction to Pasta Making

Challenge your cooking skills to prepare hand-made pasta noodles and sauce from scratch in this artisanal cooking class.

Previous Programs

Planting from Seed to Seedling (Virtual)

Learn about growing seeds and caring for seedlings. Learn about easy seeds to direct sow in gardens and containers, plus other helpful tips.

These sessions are suitable for older adults, their caregivers, and anyone interested in learning about healthy living in the context of aging.