Group Planting Days and Garden Helper Positions

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A big Thank You to Ernie Fast, our dedicated volunteer, for helping load our manure, and till it in the Garden Patch to prepare it for planting!

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The Garden Patch could use the help of enthusiastic volunteers this week! Please drop in between 2PM-6PM on Wednesday May 29, or 2PM-6PM on Wednesday May 30. No need to RSVP, but email brit.m@saskatoonfoodbank.org if you would like more information. There are lots of projects to do. Planting, painting, bean pole teepees, raised beds, and mulching.

Come on out and get play in the dirt!

Please bring gloves and water. Thank you :)

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June8th

              Saturday June 8th 9AM-12PM Group Helping Day!

Come Join us at the Garden Patch for another Group Helping Day. There will be lots to do around the Garden including planting, mulching and painting. Drop in anytime between 9AM-12PM. No need to RSVP. There will be seeds to take home and plant!

Don't Forget your sun hat, gloves and water.

We appreciate all of your help and support!

The Garden Patch is located on the 900 block of 3rd Ave N, just south of 33rd St and Warman Ave. It is a large lot on the East side of 3rd Ave N surrounded by a blue fence.

See you at the Patch!

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Would you like to be a Garden Helper?

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We are starting a new volunteer initiative. We would like to invite volunteers to the Garden patch for an hour, or for an entire morning/afternoon throughout the season. We are starting Garden Helper volunteer shifts which will run every week. The Garden Helper times are:

    Tuesday's between 9-12              Wednesday between 1-4              Thursday between 9-12

You can come for an hour/afternoon on a specific day throughout the year, or have a more regular weekly or bi-weekly volunteer position. For example, you can come to volunteer for one day, June 4th from 9-10AM, or you may decide to come in every other week on Wednesday at 2PM. You are invited to come lend a hand during any of these hours. Please RSVP. The continued support of volunteers is how our garden 'grows'! You can RSVP/Register for these volunteer shifts and positions through the Food Bank Volunteer Coordinator, Rehanna. She can be reached at rehanna@saskatoonfoodbank.org, or by phone at 306-664-6565. You may also contact the Urban Agriculture Coordinator Brit for more information at brit.m@saskatoonfoodbank.org. Thank you for your support!

[divider scroll_text=""] weedinweds_edited-1Weedin' Wednesday will begin in July! We invite the community to come drop in at the Garden Patch anytime between 4PM and 8PM every Wednesday. This will be a family friendly volunteer experience. Come drop by, lend a hand and enjoy the garden. More information here.

 

 

Find our more about what's happening at the Garden Patch on our Urban Agriculture Page Here.