Assiniboine Food Forest

Registered Name: Assiniboine Food Forest Incorporated

Business Number: 812044170RR0001

Vision

A Healthy Community in Ecological Balance with a Thriving Environment

Mission

Our Mission has 3 streams:

  1. Habitat: Regenerate and conserve bio-diverse ecosystems

  2. Food: Produce healthy food sustainably for humans and wildlife

  3. Education: Connect students of all ages with a thriving natural landscape

Habitat: Regenerate and conserve bio-diverse ecosystems

  • Conserve water by applying permaculture principles to landscape design
  • Regenerate bio-diverse forest, pond, wetland and prairie ecosystems, emphasizing local flora and fauna
  • Apply eco-forestry to sustain existing rare Assiniboine oak-ash-maple river bottom forest

Food: Produce healthy food sustainably for humans and wildlife

  • Cultivate bio-diverse, self-sustaining ecosystems that feed the widest possible variety of living organisms, including humans,incorporating diverse nut-, fruit-, berry- and seed-producing plants.
  • Create minimal-maintenance perennial and annual garden beds for all Brandon residents to enjoy and harvest.
  • Respect ecological principles by using organic and holistic agriculture techniques.

Education: Connect students of all ages with a thriving natural landscape

  • Provide opportunities for self-propelled, minimal-trace recreation, including wildlife viewing, picnicking, biking, skiing and more.
  • Partner with university, college, public schools and others to conduct and apply research in biology, ecology and permaculture.
  • Host workshops and cultural events on diverse artistic and scientific themes, including gardening, permaculture, ecology, wildlife biology, music, heritage, health, and more

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