Thank You to Global Gathering Place
Each week we are spotlighting one of our AMAZING Garden Patch Adopt A Plot teams. This week, we salute Global Gathering Place for digging in and helping out at the Garden Patch this season! Global Gathering Place has been digging in at the garden over the last four years and we are so thrilled to have them involved!
Q1: Tell us about your team, organization of business.
Global Gathering Place (GGP) is a non-profit drop-in centre that provides services for immigrants and refugees in Saskatoon. Global Gathering Place helps newcomers adapt to life in Canada by offering support and skill development, acceptance, and a welcoming environment. Our team is made up of GGP clients and volunteers who are interested in getting involved in the community and learning more about gardening.
Q2: Why does your team participate in the Adopt-A-Plot Program?
The clients who volunteer range from experienced gardeners who otherwise don’t have access to a garden, to those who have never had the opportunity to try gardening and are excited to learn a new skill. We decided to get involved with the Garden Patch to provide ways for our clients to connect with the community, meet new people, learn new skills and contribute to food security in Saskatoon.
Q3: What is your favorite part of diggin in at the Garden Patch?
The sense of community that is built through diverse groups of people working together to grow food!.