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Social Justice Community Programs Coordinator Background As the Good Food Organization in Centre Wellington, in 2017, the Centre Wellington Social Justice Group is working to bring together groups and individuals working in two areas in Centre Wellington: community gardening and community meals. In 2016, with the help of a grant from Food Banks Canada the…

Funds to support Community Garden Network in 2017

Great news: new funding for the Community Garden Network! We have been successful in receiving funding from the Ontario Association of Food Banks’ Feeding Fresh! Sysco Community Garden Program for 2017! The proposal was based on the Community Garden Network experience in 2016, and the great season-end meal and meeting we had at Bungalow 55…

Community Garden Network Season-End Meeting & Meal

The Centre Wellington Community Garden Network celebrated the end of the gardening season with a mealtime gathering at Bungalow 55, in Elora, on November 29, 2016. The meal was a feast of vegetables, pulses and stews prepared with great care by local chef Peter Skoggard and sous-chef Debbie Reynolds. Around a makeshift harvest table, 16…

Update on 20,000 Homes Registry Week

The final report on Registry Week in Guelph and Wellington is out. At the next Social Justice Group meeting on Monday, Sept 12, Randalin Ellery of the Guelph & Wellington Task Force on Poverty Elimination and Lori Richer, Special Services Manager, County of Wellington, will be on hand to discuss the Registry Week results, Home…