Still thinking about foraging for mushrooms? It’s not too late! Winter Chanterelles are a well known and safe mushroom to lookout for in and around Victoria this time of year. These tasty mushrooms can be found throughout most of the winter. They look similar to fall chanterelles but are smaller with a hollow stem.
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
The Campus Community Garden is an organization which provides space to UVic students, faculty, and staff for organic urban agriculture.
We are looking for new Board Members to join the Campus Community Garden starting Oct 2017. This is a volunteer position which includes 1 board meeting a month and other varied responsibilities. Training on board governance and responsibilities are provided. Student of all levels of experience are welcome and encouraged; this is a great opportunity to gain new skills and be part of the gardening community on Campus and in Victoria.
We will be electing a new board on September 27th 2017 at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the SUB upper Lounge Board Room.
Please contact us or come to our AGM if you have questions or are interested in becoming part of the board.
CCG Board Member Roles 2017-2018
What does being a CCG Board Member entail?
INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING
August 24, 2017 4 -5:30pm
Join us at the Campus Community Garden to learn the basics of beekeeping from our resident beekeeper Barry.
You will learn the importance of bees, what they do for our environment, what swarms are and the basics of keeping a bee box and collecting honey.
There will be honey from our bee boxes to enjoy!
I can’t help but be continually amazed by the speed at which plants can grow. The other day I noticed a flower on one of the zucchini plants near the greenhouses. 3 days later, the flower was replaced by a GIANT zucchini that would put any supermarket squash to shame. How on earth can a tiny seed flourish and produce so vigorously by only using water and sunlight? Continue reading