Newsletter August 2020

Newsletter August 2020

Despite a rocky beginning with Covid-19 and the slow start to summer sunshine, our gardens are now thriving. We are a community even though many of us are strangers to each other. Let’s look out for each other and keep the spirit of harmony and respect.

COVID-19 Measures

COVID-19 Measures

Losing the ability to grow fresh vegetables, as well as the mental and physical benefits of working outside in the soil, would have felt like quite a hardship, so we are thankful that we can continue to garden our plots at the Abbotsford Community Garden. However,...
Board Volunteers

Board Volunteers

The Abbotsford Community Garden is a not-for-profit society that operates in co-operation with the City of Abbotsford on land generously made available to us by the city. The community garden is managed by a volunteer board of directors. We depend on the work of these...
Winter Gardening

Winter Gardening

A community gardener who has retained their plot for next year gets a wonderful bonus. It’s called winter gardening. Here in the Pacific Northwest, with a little forethought, we can grow a great deal of food between the end of September and the beginning of...
Goatkeeping

Goatkeeping

On the first day of October, we had an unexpected and disturbing incident at the community garden. Some time during the night, the City’s heavy-duty fence on the Angus Campbell Road cul-de-sac was cut to gain access to our goat enclosure. As a result, our goat guests...
Re-registration for 2020

Re-registration for 2020

Re-registration dates for members are:
First Date: Saturday, September 28,
Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 noon
Location: In the greenhouse at the Abbotsford Community Garden.
Note: the draw for the nine new plots will take place at 10:15 am

Board of Directors 2019

Board of Directors 2019

The Abbotsford Community Garden is a not-for-profit society governed by a volunteer board of directors. Below are the director positions for the 2019-20 year, with terms beginning after the Annual General Meeting. Are you interested in serving on the board? An amiable...
AGM and New Member Registration for 2019

AGM and New Member Registration for 2019

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Where: Abbotsford Community Garden Greenhouse The schedule is as follows: 9:30 am:  Clean-up deposit refunds and key deposit refunds will be given to gardeners who had a plot in 2018 and did not re-register for 2019. –  Returning...