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Food Garden Volunteering in Banfield Park!

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Thank you volunteers!

Thank you to all the Thursday food garden volunteers who helped take care of the Community Gardens this summer! The food forests are thriving better with your help! There will be no Thursday volunteering today, or for the next two … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH FOOD ARE WE GROWING IN VICTORIA?

Take this short survey & enter to win! Help your neighbourhood win a boulevard garden!  

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Leaf Mulch the Food Gardens Work Party!

11am-3pm – Sunday, October 21st Banfield Community Orchard & Commons 521 Craigflower Road Volunteer help is needed in the Community Food Gardens of Banfield Park to spread mulch and winterize the gardens! Enjoy pizza and snacks! Please bring a wheelbarrow, … Continue reading

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Harvest Edible & Medicinal Plants classes

Four classes left! Drop ins are welcome. Each week will focus on different in season plants. We’ll head outside and tour Vic West gardens ready to harvest, and learn in-depth properties about each plant. Then we’ll bring it back to … Continue reading

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Vic West Corn Roast!

Sunday September 16th, noon to 4pm Raynor Street at Craigflower Road Come join the community celebration on Raynor Street with local music, food and fun for the whole family! The corn will be hot and the juice is as local … Continue reading

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Tour of Banfield Commons and Community Orchard

5pm, Thursday, August 16th, 2018 Meet in the Orchard next to the Vic West Community Centre at 521 Craigflower Road Enjoy a guided tour of Banfield Commons and the Community Orchard with Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed. There are numerous edible and medicinal … Continue reading

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Help the plants and trees stay hydrated!

Vic West’s Community Garden Volunteer Coordinator is taking a summer break, and help is needed to water the food gardens once a week from July 23-August 3rd, 2018. Please email foodgardens@victoriawest.ca as soon as possible if you can help so we can orient you with this fun task!

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Community Food Garden Volunteering!

Volunteer help is needed! If you enjoy having a local community food forest and orchard in the neighbourhood of Vic West, your help is needed to give back and help with maintenance! There are many benefits to volunteering in the … Continue reading

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