This week, we’re excited to introduce our new garden coordinator, Ali Hines. We’re also stoked for the Harvest party this Friday. Come join us for an evening of food, local music entertainment, comedy, jack-o-lanterns and more! We’ve also got announcements about our upcoming Annual General Meeting and other community events
“My name is Ali and I am currently a Philosophy student at UVic with a background in Horticulture from Thompson Rivers University. My experience lies in gardening and farming. I am passionate about plants, eager to share knowledge and always learn more. I’m so excited for this fall season at the garden, and for the rest of the seasons to come! Can’t wait to meet you at the garden and connect.”
Prepping the worm bin was lots of fun
Volunteers at last week’s wormy work party helped prepare a worm bin, which will live in the CCG Office in the Student Union Building. An extra big thank you to Kate W. who led us in this activity Super stoked to have a worm bin in the CCG office! Continue reading
We hereby invite you to join us at the Campus Community Garden’s fourth annual Fall harvest party celebration!
Friday, October 9 – 3-8pm
at the Campus Community Garden, 2100 McKenzie Ave
This harvest party can guarantee some good company, soul-warming foods, fun art-making, live music performances by local talents, face painting, a GIANT JACK O LANTERN on display and more. Continue reading
We had really successful volunteer orientations last week with over 40 people joining us for garden tours and a work party! Old and new volunteers gathered together to prune the raspberry patches, cut back comfrey in the permaculture garden, weed along the fence, and tidy up the herb and Giving Gardens. Thanks to everyone who joined us for helping us get so much work done in the garden!
So many new volunteers at the garden!
Read on for announcements for this week’s work party, our Fall workshop series and upcoming Harvest Party at the garden. Continue reading
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 5pm-8pm
@ Shelbourne Community Kitchen, 3541 Shelbourne Street
Facilitated by Kim Cummins of the Shelbourne Community Kitchen
Join the Campus Community Garden’s first community kitchen to learn how to make basic soups, stews, and stocks on a budget – perfect for cozy Fall and Winter meals while studying hard in school! This workshop includes a crash course on spices and a delicious shared meal together afterwards. Continue reading