NCC’s Ottawa Hospital Site Review – TAKE the SURVEY Sep 22 to Oct 6

Blooms is Coming!

Mark October 19 on your calendar for the arrival of Blooms, an Illustrated History of the Ornamental Gardens at Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm. See our special book sale days at the Friends office in Building 72.

What’s Happening Now

From Trees to Us: what trees offer historically and in modern times

Check out our Events Calendar for lectures and workshops, garden and tree tours, plant and book sales, and so much more.

Merivale Shelterbelt

Shelterbelt path near pavilion and rest area

The Friends are working on a donor project to recreate a boundary forest at the western edge of the Farm where thousands of trees once grew. It’s an opportunity to be part of the Farm, learn more at Merivale Shelterbelt.

Volunteer Spotlight

Marilyn Snedden

Did you know Friends volunteers donate over 10,000 hours every year to support its mission and activities? Here’s our latest Volunteer of the Month or read about our volunteers in previous Spotlights.