Here is a link to the meeting minutes from this year’s AGM.
The Campus Community Garden Annual General Meeting is being held on Oct 22nd at 4:00 pm in the SUB Room B024.
The AGM is a time to bring your ideas for the garden, share feedback and be elected to the Board of Directors. We are looking for passionate and engaged folks who would like to offer a few hours a month to the overall function and direction of the garden.
Passionate about food security, growing food and community building? This may be the job for you!
The Community Garden is now accepting applications for the Coordinator Position.
This is a one year, part time position, and is open to all. See job details in the attached document:
Application deadline is October 24th at Noon
This Months Board Meeting will be:
Tuesday Sept. 23rd at 3:00 pm
Meeting held in Room B118 in the SUB at UVic.
Come and see what the CCG is all about and lend your energy to the organizing capacity of the garden!
We are now accepting applications for the CCG Assistant Coordinator Position.
Please see the Job Description here:
Application Deadline is Noon on Tuesday Sept. 9th.
*You must be eligible for Workstudy to qualify for this position.
Fall is fast approaching and that means we will be once again hiring a Work Study Assistant Coordinator. Be sure to submit your request for Work Study Financial Aid asap to make you eligible for this position.
You can find the application here
Wednesday August 20th Work Party from 4-6 pm: Join us in the garden to help make buttons for student orientation. Bring magazines, etc to collage your own creative buttons. Magazines, materials, and snacks will be provided!
This past weekend our favorite carpenter Chris Klok helped us build this library to house our gardening books and resources:
Our library will be continuously growing with new books and resources, but the physical structure is not quite done yet either!
Next Wednesday August 27th from 4-6pm we will be putting finishing touches, continuing to decorate, and plant the roof with native alpine strawberries and perennial bulbs. Come join us! Delicious snacks will be provided. Book donations welcome.
Since Matt has returned to the garden, a few updates and upcoming happenings to report.
First though, we want to say a huge thank you to Erica for all her hard work over May and June. The garden was in good hands and it shows by the beauty and bounty in the garden.
Office hourse: Tuesday: 11:00 to 2:00 pm & Wednesdays 10:00 to 12:00 pm
Workparties: Wednesdays @ 4:00 pm till 6 or later
Food Bank Harvest Mornings: In flux – this week: Thurs at 10:00 am.
Growing your fall and winter Garden: a hands on how to for year round harvests – winter planting starts about now!
Wednesday July 23 @ 6:00 pm
In the Garden
All are welcome
July Board Meeting:
Sunday July 27 @ 2:00 pm
In the Garden, SUB Room B118 in weather crummy
Looking for Board Members! Come out to a meeting to see what we are all about, we’d love to have you.
That’s it for now!
Come join us in the garden on Sunday June 15 from 1-4 p.m. for a hands-on bench building workshop with Chris Klok. Chris will be sharing his skills while we build multiple cedar sitting benches, one in particular that will house our first-aid kit and epi-pen.
ALL levels of building experience welcomed and encouraged, especially those new to building!
Salad and tea will be provided!
If coming from UVic, there is a paved pathway which leads from Gabriola and McKenzie to the garden.
If coming by car, the garden is accessible from McCoy ave, off of Gordon Head rd. The garden has a couple of reserved parking spaces there. There is gravel and grass from the pathway/parking to the garden.