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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…

Funds to support Community Gardens!

GREAT NEWS! The Centre Wellington Food Bank, the Social Justice Group’s partner in the Centre Wellington Alliance for Good Food, has obtained a $3,300 grant to support community gardens in Centre Wellington this year. The grant is from Food Banks Canada and Compass Group Canada. In this grant, there are funds to respond to the…

Green Thumb Forum

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – 13:00 to 16:00 Beat the winter blues with a Green Thumb Forum! to be held at KW Habilitiation, 99 Ottawa Street S, Kitchener, ON. Space is limited. Reserve a spot with EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/green-thumb-forum-tickets-19949976918

St. James Community Garden, Fergus

Since 2012, our Community Garden is a communal garden open to members of the community. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in planting, maintaining and harvesting your own vegetables, fruit or flowers this year, contact Tammy Rutherford (trutherford111574@hotmail.com) or 519-820-2532. “