End of Season Maintenance Workshop for Small Machines

UPCOMING WORKSHOP at the Uvic Garden:

End of Season Maintenance for Small Machines
Friday, Nov 10th, 2017 – 3-5pm
at the Campus Community Garden

End of season maintenance is better for your equipment… and you’ll be thankful when the growing season starts again!

Learn how to take care of your machines and keep them running smoothly.

We will go through preventative maintenance routines that will make all your growing equipment last longer and work better for you.

There are a lot of simple things you can do to save time and money – while reducing your waste!

Workshop by Enduring Equipment www.ENDURINGEQUIPMENT.com

We’re Hiring!

We are hiring for a workstudy position starting Oct 9th to April 22nd. The position will be for 300 hours total at $15.00 an hour. If you are eligible for workstudy consider applying! Please see below for details and how to apply.

JOB TITLE: UVSS_CCG1 – Campus Community Garden Project Assistant
DEPARTMENT NAME: University of Victoria Students Society Campus Community Garden
CONTACT NAME: Stephanie Enevoldsen

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Campus Community Garden is an organization which provides space to UVic students, faculty, and staff for organic urban agriculture.

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Now Hiring – Garden Coordinator Position

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As fall comes around, we are hiring on a Garden Coordinator on for a 2 year term position at the UVic Campus Community Garden.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
CAMPUS COMMUNITY GARDENS COORDINATOR
CAMPUS COMMUNITY GARDENS (CCG)
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA STUDENTS’ SOCIETY

Hourly wage: 20.28/hr
Hours per week: 15-19
Availability: Flexible days and hours, may include some evenings and weekends depending on events/workshops.
Posting Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16th, 2017.
Closing Date: Wednesday, Aug. 23rd, 2017 @ 12:00 pm/noon.

 

Required application forms are available on the UVSS website (uvss.ca) or at the UVSS General Office, Student union building room B128.

All  applications MUST be emailed to alma@uvic.ca or dropped off at the UVSS General Office, Student union building room B128 prior to the closing date and time listed above. Late applications will not be considered.   

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Garden Projects

Our community of gardeners including plot renters, CCG staff and board members have been working hard to keep the garden growing great, and make improvements to the garden’s infrastructure. Staff have been making weekly garden produce drop offs to the UVSS Food Bank, and planning the details of our new outdoor sink and grey water mulch basin system. Come and check it out, get your hands in the soil and fill them up with wonderful veggies!

Work Bees:
Wednesday, August 2nd  3:30 – 5:30pm
Thursday, August 3rd 5:30 – 7pm
Work bee tasks:
  • Tend to squash circle
  • Harvest berries & produce for volunteers
  • Prepare flower garden for new benches
  • Construction of new outdoor sink
  • Work on communal plots
  • Turn/make compost