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Plan For A Community Garden In Every Parish

Plan For A Community Garden In Every Parish

“Government is fully committed to doing its part to aid in boosting the growth of the agriculture industry,” Minister of Public Works David Burch said, adding that “the plan is to establish a Community Garden in every Parish.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [July 24] the Minister said, “We aim to ensure the public... Read more of this article

Photos: Friswell’s Hill Community Garden Project

Photos: Friswell’s Hill Community Garden Project

[Updated] A Community Garden space is being created in the Friswell’s Hill area, after the Ball family generously agreed to allow the land to be used free of charge for three years, with the aim being to make a vibrant green space, assist the young people in the Friswell’s Hill area to learn about horticulture, and grow local produce. MP Michael... Read more of this article

Community Gardening Plot Thrives In Paget

Community Gardening Plot Thrives In Paget

[Written by Skye Graham-Welton] Kensley McDowall, a plot owner and retired lawyer from St. Kitts, describes himself as the “handy man” of Paget Community Garden, which he joined in 2000. The land just off Trimingham Hill used to be a lily field and according to Mr. McDowall, “would have been covered in white” before Dr. Gloria Frederick, the... Read more of this article

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

[Updated] Earlier today [July 1], Premier Michael Dunkley and  Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier joined Dr. Kuni Frith-Black and the Friends of Southlands for a ground breaking ceremony at site of the new community garden in the Southlands Park in Warwick. The community garden, which is spearheaded by the Friends of Southlands, is slated to... Read more of this article

MPs Donate $800 To Kaleidoscope After Theft

MPs Donate $800 To Kaleidoscope After Theft

After their community garden was hit by thieves over the Bermuda Day holiday – a garden tended by children and intended to raise funds for an enrichment programme – the Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation is finding itself the beneficiary of an $800 donation from local MPs, covering the estimated value of the lost corn crop. The primary school... Read more of this article

Thieves Strike Non-Profit’s Garden Over Holiday

Thieves Strike Non-Profit’s Garden Over Holiday

[Updated] While thousands of people were celebrating the Bermuda Day holiday, a thief [or thieves] made off with a crop of corn from the Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation – corn that was being tended to by young children and was expected to raise about $800 to help fund the registered charity’s programmes. The theft occurred from the garden of... Read more of this article

Trust Property Garden Opening In Warwick

Trust Property Garden Opening In Warwick

The Bermuda National Trust have announced the November opening of a new Community Garden at its property, Tivoli in Warwick. Located off Middle Road and adjacent to Warwick Lanes Bowling Alley, the garden will provide 20 allotments for local Warwick residents and organisations to come together to cultivate food, socialise and exchange local horticultural... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Community Garden Opened

Photos/Video: Community Garden Opened

Yesterday [June 7] Greenrock hosted the official opening of the Catlin Community Garden located at the Sunshine League property on King Street in Hamilton. The Catlin Community Garden is the first of several gardens proposed to be developed over the course of the next 18 months as part of Greenrock’s Healthy Harvest project. The goal of Healthy Harvest... Read more of this article

First Healthy Harvest Community Garden Opening

First Healthy Harvest Community Garden Opening

Greenrock, as part of its Healthy Harvest initiative, will host the official opening of the Catlin Community Garden located at the Sunshine League property at 7 King Street in the City of Hamilton tomorrow. Judith Landsberg, President of Greenrock, and Graham Pewter, CEO and President of Catlin Bermuda, will open the garden at 12:30 on Thursday June... Read more of this article

Greenrock’s First Community Garden

Greenrock’s First Community Garden

Greenrock today announced that it has established the first community garden under Healthy Harvest, a program aimed at reviving interest in Bermuda’s local food production and consumption. The Healthy Harvest community garden will be located on the grounds of The Sunshine League and will serve as a pilot project supporting Greenrock’s aim over the... Read more of this article