Help make the difference


If you’d like to support any of the initiatives you see here, we would welcome your support. Any amount is appreciated. The Art of Soil Collective is not a registered charity or non-profit so we cannot issue tax receipts. All donations will be managed by Dr. Karen Houle. 
Proceeds will be directed to the following projects in the following ways:
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(FFH)² Food from home - Food for home


  • a permanent physical home

  • office space +/or staff

  • on-site volunteers

  • equipment, participants

  • bookings for talks

  • an ongoing soapbox about urban permaculture and organic agriculture.

Compost queens of the Royal City


  • office space +/or staff

  • participants

  • sites

  • connection with other compost initiatives

  • bookings for talks

  • an ongoing soapbox about soil-ethics.





  • skilled software designers to develop the app

  • buy-in from folks in the streets + participation

  • commitment to the project's action-principles

  • an ongoing soapbox about water conservation.

Open air galleries



  • office space +/or staff

  • a committee to handle and adjudicate proposals

  • grant money to fund "artists" and staff to help install the boxes

  • rotate the boxes

  • repair the boxes

  • store the parts: an ongoing soapbox about neighborhoods and art.

My BF is a mushroom



  • equipment for growing mushrooms

  • fungi identification guides

  • staff for teaching amateur mycology

  • interested citizen scientists

  • mushroom recipes

  • cooking space

  • marketing support.