Help from volunteers from Sysco

On August 23, the Community Garden Network and the CW Food Bank were delighted to welcome to Centre Wellington three volunteers from Sysco, Jay McClintock, Mike Nussy and Stef DeSavigny. They helped weed the St. James Community Garden, and weeded and harvested food at the Central Pentecostal Community Garden. They came to Centre Wellington as…

Community Garden Tour – Sunday, August 27, 1-4 pm

The Community Garden Network is happy to announce its first ever Community Garden Tour featuring 8 unique gardens in the Fergus and Elora area. Flyers and brochures will be displayed throughout Fergus and Elora in the following weeks for further details on this event! A focused sample of the above garden tour flyer can be…

Summer job available!

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…