Urban Agriculture Kingston

Promoting food sustainability in an urban centre

Hi there and Welcome to Urban Agriculture Kingston's (UAK) website.  We are a non profit organization consisting of concerned citizens who are striving to see our city, Kingston Ontario, become more sustainable. 

Who We Are

Urban Agriculture Kingston is a working group of OPIRG Kingston and will be incorporated soon as an independent non-profit.  

Our Purpose

Working to provide food sovereignty for all people in Kingston Ontario and region; Developing and disseminating programs which inform on food issues and sustainable food production in the urban environment, and which build food-growing and food-preparation skills in our community
Facilitating the initiation and ongoing function of Community Gardens, Allotment Gardens, and other forms of Urban Agriculture
Supporting gardeners, food entrepreneurs, community gardens and the region's farmers by improving communication, networking, and skill-sharing opportunities
Engaging youth through developing school garden programs, summer job programs, and internship opportunities
Advocating and lobbying for policy changes in government and institutions that will support increased food sovereignty for all people in Kingston and region;
Celebrating the productive capacity of our urban environment to nourish us.