Tag : community garden

Snap Shots from Community Garden Plot 31b

  The story behind these photos begins some two years ago or more. It starts around the time when I found myself stepping away from work as a school garden educator, where one of my gardens consisted of 22 raised…

2 Comments / 96 View / September 19, 2017

5 Learnings From the Good Shepherd P-Patch

  It was around this time last year that I hopped on a plane to Seattle and had the fortune to visit the Good Shepherd P-Patch. More than one person insisted I couldn’t miss it which, once there, I immediately…

0 Comments / 220 View / November 20, 2016

Cider Making with City Fruit: What if every town had a community orchard?

  Is this a memo from the universe? I returned home from a fabulous research trip to Seattle when a friend sent this photo via the Hunger Site (above) which I promptly shared on FaceBook. The response was immediate and overwhelming….

0 Comments / 120 View / October 19, 2015

Growing Flowers with Spin: Upcycled Bicycle Gardens

  Check out this community inspired project. Curbside, upcycled bicycle gardens along the lanes of Crystal Beach, Ontario. Fab, fun and funky, these gardens are part of the village beautification campaign and hard to miss. I love these moments. When traveling…

0 Comments / 200 View / July 13, 2014

Handy Helen — Garden Maker

  Helen is a garden maker on the move. Her own garden just the beginning. Her self proclaimed motto is “I tinker therefore I am”. It might not sound like much at first but a little time spent with her and you’ll…

0 Comments / 103 View / April 29, 2014