Check out the Photo Highlights of the Garden's annual fall closing on October 22nd and the Garden's Annual General Meeting of October 28th.
The Garden's AGM is taking place on Saturday October 28 from 2-4pm at Saint Margaret Mary’s Church, 7 Fairbairn Ave at corner of Sunnyside Ave. This is a chance for you to have a say and influence the Garden's activities and meet and share garden ideas with like minded gardeners and members.
2) Review of Agenda
3) Review of last meeting minutes (Spring meeting 2017)
4) Report from the President for 2017
5) Reports from CoCo Leaders on this summer's activities
b) Shared Plots
4) Treasurer’s report
a) Resolution to waive public accountant and audit
5) Election for Executive Position
6) Misc Item
7) Closing of AGM
Social and informal sharing of news and events from 2017 till 5 pm
It's time to get the Garden ready for another great growing season. Sunday May 7th 1 - 4 pm rain or shine unless there's a major storm. We now have a NEW Sign-up for your preferred task on the Volunteer Sign-up page at the following link https://www.volunteersignup.org/HCK44
For those who can`t make it on the 7th, we will have a second opening day event on Saturday, May 13th 9 - 12 Noon.
Dress for the weather and bring a snack or drink to share with members at the end of the day.
It's time to start thinking about what to plant in your garden this spring. New this year, the Garden will have seedlings available for sale at the Biodome.
The following seedlings will be available in early May: onions, leeks, beets; and possibly lettuce, broccoli and kale. At the end of May, tomatoes (4 varieties), eggplants, basil and peppers (hot & sweet) will be available for sale.
Spring Annual Meeting will take place on Sunday, April 23rd at 1h30 pm at Brewer Park Pool Meeting Room.
The spring meeting is a great way to re-new with members and get to know new garden members. This year we will have a guest speaker who will be able answer some of your gardening questions (Guest speaker to be confirmed soon!)
At this meeting we will:
1) Welcome new members and provide updates on the garden
2) Get to know the Coordinating Committee Leads
3) Learn how you can get involved in the garden
4) Guest Speaker
For those interested and if time permits, we will have a tour and orientation of the garden after the meeting.
Mark your calendars, the Fall Annual General Meeting will take place on October 2, 2016 from 3-5pm at St. Margaret Mary Church (at the corner of Sunnyside and Fairbairn).
Brewer Park Community Garden invites all members, friends and family to BPCG's Potluck Social on Wednesday July 13th at 6pm.
Saturday May 7th - 9 am to noon
It is time to get the Brewer Park Community Garden ready for another great growing season. There are lots of tasks to undertake, including organizing the shed, setting up the water barrels; emptying the finished compost, etc.
NEW for this year, there will be a 30 minute orientation for new garden members (and anyone else) at 9 am. An extra orientation will take place on Wednesday, May 11th at 7 pm for those who can`t make it on Saturday.
Our Annual Spring Meeting is taking place on May 1st at 3pm at St. Margaret Mary’s Church (7 Fairbairn St.). Members can use the south entrance to the church.
It's a great opportunity new and returning members to learn more about what's happening at the garden this coming gardening season.
Here is the agenda for the meeting.
- Introduction and Welcome
- Update from last year
- Coordinators Update
- Volunteer Sign-up
- Matching mentors with mentees
- Review Roles and Responsibilities
- Nomination Committee for new Executive Members (new Exec members in the fall)
- Biodome Gardening Group
We also wanted to let everyone know that activities in the biodome are getting started and if anyone would like to become involved please let us know. Simply reply to this email and I’ll pass your contact info along to the biodome team.
Hope to see everyone on May 1st.