COMMUNITY GARDENS PROGRAM

Open to North End residents. Program is beneficial for physical activity, organic gardening, food access education and social interaction.

Locations:

  •  Paradise Community Gardens -240 Burlington Street East (at Wellington Street)
  • Keith Community Gardens - 100 Burton Street (Corner of Douglas Street)
  • St David's Community Gardens- 474 Wentworth Street North 

Meeting Times:
May to October - Gardeners have access to gardens throughout growing season. Special information and hands-on sessions offered throughout the season.

Goals of Program:

  • To provide space for growing vegetables organically.
  • To provide information on affordable food access, growing methods, storage and preserving.
  • To encourage social opportunities for newcomers and those who are socially isolated.


Description of Program (activities, participants, etc.):

  • Individual garden plots are available for $15.00 per plot.
  • All tools, organic fertilizers and organic pest controls are provided. Some seedlings and seeds provided.
  • Workshops and general information sessions on organic gardening, trips to u-pick farms and preserving sessions are offered prior to and during the growing season.


For more information, please contact : Scott Paige 905-523-6611 ext. 3006 or gardens@nhchc.ca