Garden News

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Last weekend CCG Board members & staff went to North Saanich to learn about taking care of our new glass greenhouses.

Garden News

EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Winter Solstice Seed & Screen!
Come hang out, swap seeds, drink tea, cozy up and watch a movie. Snack on Pizza & Popcorn!
Friday, December 16th, 3-5:30pm
SUB location tba

The work plan for this Friday, December 2nd is:

*Assess the garden site’s seasonal flooding
*Fix signs and brainstorm sign improvement ideas
*Assess and make a plan for fixing tools

Our last work party for 2016 is going to be on Friday, Dec. 9th.

Thank you everyone for all your support at the Campus Community Garden. Wishes going out for everyone to have an awesome Winter!

OTHER AWESOME EVENTS:

KONELĪNE: OUR LAND BEAUTIFUL

Dec 2-5 Cinecenta movie screenings

“This film reveals the stunning landscape to the north, and charts the tension between a still relatively pristine beauty and the scars that economic development inevitably brings in the form of resource extraction and power lines. A Tahltan First Nation discusses his efforts to learn his native tongue.”

More details here.

Standing Rock 2 Salish Sea:
No Pipelines Solidarity!

Thursday, December 1st, 5:30-7pm
Greater Victoria Public Library
735 Broughton Street, Victoria
Stop pipeline expansion!

WHERE

Garden
McKenzie Ave at McCoy Rd

Work parties
Fridays from 3-4:30pm
(weather permitting)

KEEP IN TOUCH

ccgarden@uvic.ca
Check out our website
Like us on Facebook

Happy reading break everyone

It’s Remembrance Day tomorrow, as well as Reading Break, so we’re also taking a break from the regular work party this Friday, Nov 11th. Weather permitting, we’ll be back on Friday, Nov 18th at 3:30pm. After that, work parties will start at 3pm as it’s getting dark so early now…

Have a nice weekend!

CCG is hiring a new Assistant Coordinator!

Are you passionate about organic urban agriculture, education and outreach? Here is an employment opportunity to support growing food on campus!

This part-time position with the Campus Community Garden is open to UVic Students only. The closing date has been extended to Thursday, November 3rd. Please send applications to alma@uvic.ca, description below:

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AGM Agenda

The Campus Community Garden AGM is on Friday, October 21st, 2016

5pm – SUB Upper Lounge

Here is our agenda for the evening:

Introductions & Check in

Territory Acknowledgement

1. Annual Report

2. Pizza & slideshow

3. Budget Approval

4. Fiscal Year Change

5. Amendments to Constitution

6. Elect New Board

Garden News

Thanks for the help from everyone last week in getting the new greenhouse ready for use. We have a bit more soil and gravel to move at the next work party, but due to the weather forecasts, we will not be there on Friday if the weather is rainy and stormy.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

Garlic Workshop (Free!)

Originally scheduled for Friday, October 14th, 2pm
Due to the weather forecasts, we are considering rescheduling the workshop, or moving it indoors. Stay tuned to our facebook event 

Annual Harvest Party!

Thursday, October 20th, 5-8pm
Performance by Luke Wallace
Campus Community Garden

Campus Community Garden
Annual General Meeting

Friday, October 21st, 5-8pm
Get involved in CCG decision making
Join the board of directors

+Free pizza and fresh produce!

OTHER AWESOME EVENTS:

Open Word: Readings and Ideas:
J.B. MacKinnon, Author of The 100-Mile Diet:

A Year of Local Eating is recognized as a catalyst of the local food movement.
Monday, October 17th, 2:30pm + additional events
University of Victoria, Human & Social Development Building (HSD), Room A240

MacKinnon’s latest book is the national bestseller The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Is, As It Could Be.

Botany Night//Rare Plant Propagation

Tuesday, October 18th, 7:30-9:30am
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
Free!
More details here