WHAT IS THE HAMILTON COMMUNITY GARDEN NETWORK: (From their Facebook Page)
The Hamilton Community Garden Network is a working group composed of community garden organizers, garden members, and local food enthusiast who are looking to promote community gardening in the city.
To provide networking opportunities for community garden organizers and gardeners, while helping to improve community garden policy, and educating the general public about growing food and the benefits of community gardening.
What is the value of community gardening?
-improved access to food
-knowledge of how food grows
-creating partnerships between organizations and individuals
-opportunities for physical activity and enjoying the outdoors
The HCGN is made up of community garden organizers, gardeners, and local urban agriculture enthusiasts. We meet regularly to discuss current opportunities and issues for community gardens in Hamilton, Ontario.
Visit their network and find out just how close you are to a Community Garden. Get involved, get educated and enjoy….
Remember – February is “Farm Month” Celebrate our Local Farmers and support them any way you can!!