The Organic Master Gardener program is offered through the Stony Plain Heritage Agricultural Society at the Stony Plain Multicultural Heritage Centre and the Demonstration Farm. This program is offered in cooperation with Gaia College and SOUL (Society of Organic Urban Landcare). These organizations are at the leading edge of organic landscape techniques, and offer an intensive and high quality certificate Organic Master Gardener program.

They were recently profiled on Eat Alberta, watch the video below.


Gaia College

Systems Thinking

This course introduces ways of examining a problem in the context of a larger focus that reveals connections to the situation that must be considered if the solution is to be sustainable, so that problems do not recur but stay solved. Read more...

Growing Food 2 - Advanced Practices

Here we will focus on replenishing and rebalancing soil nutrients with the goal of growing not just food, but complete nutrition for ourselves and our animals. Finally we will explore the rapidly growing field of quantum agriculture. Read more...

Living Green Infrastructure

In this course addressed at planners, policy makers and developers we introduce and discuss the complexity and simplicity of integrated natural solutions - low impact development (LID) and living green infrastructure (GI). Read more...

This is of the summer of
dreams coming true

- our dreams for creating the most leading edge, holistic horticulture programs anywhere.  And we did it, with help from experts across the world. We are so grateful for everybody who participated, thank you, thank you, thank you! We couldn't have done it without you.

So all you wonderful seekers of possibilities, do check out the treasures that lie in store for you:

Advanced Diploma In Urban Permaculture

Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills to implement the change we need in order to make sustainable living a reality.  This unique combination of courses introduces you to some of the most leading edge science in the fields of ecological and social design, and will prepare you to meet the future with confidence.  This program is for all who see the possibilities and wonder how to get there.  Upon completion of 5 core courses and 1 elective, students earn the Gaia College Advanced Diploma in Urban Permaculture.