Class Objective

Learn about the native vegtables of Alberta and how to plant them.

Edible plants are plants that can be consumed by humans. Oftentimes, individuals wish to grow their own produce, this is what an edible graden is. In this module, you will learn about the variety of vegtables and fruits that are native to Alberta as well as how to plant your own edible garden.

Teacher Resources

Edible Gardens

At Home: Growing an Edible Garden in Calgary

Edible Plants for the Prairies 

Edible Wild and Garden Plants

Edible School Yard: Resource Library

Grade 7: Understanding the early use of native plants

Wild Edible Plants of Alberta

Tips for Planting your Vegetable Garden  

Zone 3 Vegetable Gardening

Which Vegetables Can I Grow in My Calgary Garden?

Organizations

Altadore School & Community Edible Garden

Consultation: Wild Food Garden Design 

Edible Plant Walkabout on Your Property

Ethical Foraging

Parks Foundation Calgary Horticultural Program

Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Plants of Alberta

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