New community dinner – starts October 11!

There is a new community dinner in Centre Wellington…..at Centre Wellington District High School. Organized by Diane Ballantyne Chris Jess, and supported enthusiastically by staff at the high school and the Centre Wellington Food Bank, the first dinner will be on Wednesday, October 11 – doors open at 5.30 pm, with dinner served at 6!…

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…

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…