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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Calgary Downtown Community Garden Launched!


CBC TV story for the launch of the Downtown Community Garden...

also in Calgary Herald Wednesday page A11...
"It's a very cool concept,"said Heidi Lambie, a spokeswoman for Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank. "Having fresh produce is really important for our people, because it's healthier."


Metro Wednesday page 3
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"We have unused space within city limits," said Paul Hughes, Chair of the Calgary Food Policy Council. "Time for a savvy city like Calgary to use this space wisely."

Calgary East Village Community Garden Launch

Calgary Food Policy Blog... http://calgaryfoodpolicy.blogspot.com/

2011 New Growing Spaces in Calgary by 2011... http://www.2011calgary.ca/

Calgary Food Policy Facebook Group.... http://tinyurl.com/food-fb

Volunteers from the CFPC will also be tending the Calgary Downtown Community Garden... just the tip of the iceberg lettuce!

2 comments:

Scott Geoffrey said...

I just biked by some of these plots and was really impressed!
Good job to those who initiated the project!

nestandsparkle said...

Congratulations! This is a really exciting thing to see happening in Calgary. I hope it starts a new trend for planter boxes all over the city.