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									                                                    PCGN Newsletter
                                                     January 2013
                                          “Cultivating Resilient & Vibrant
                                        Communities One Garden at a Time”
Upcoming Events:
                                                City of Peterborough Community Project Grants
                                    The City of Peterborough offers grants of between $250-$1000 for local community garden
                                      projects. Funding can help support new & existing garden projects with infrastructure,
                                       inputs, signage & more. Applications must be completed on –line & can be found at
                                            http://www.peterborough.ca/Living/City_Services/Community_Grants.htm
                                                                 Deadline February 8 2013. 3pm
                                      Contact us if you would like some assistance or would like to see application samples.

 Stewart St. Garden
   Community Meeting
Would you like to be part of, get
                                    Announcing: 8th Annual Peterborough Seed Exchange!
 involved or learn more about a                  Seedy Sunday 2013
new community garden in a City              Sunday March 10th 2-5pm.
park near Stewart & Sherbrooke               George St. United Church
        streets? Join us!             If you are interested in selling seeds, vending, promoting
             th                        your community group, learning more, donating seeds,
    Jan. 30 at 6:30pm
                                                   helping pack seeds or helping out:
All Saints Anglican Church                  Contact: Jill Bishop – urbantomato@gmail.com
                                                  http://urbantomato.blogspot.com
 Gleaning Program
     Communtiy
       Meeting
  Thursday January 31st                          Community Garden Group Winter Activities
  6:30pm at George St.              Celebrate Your Garden! Host a party, preserve potluck or gathering. Document the season
                                    Increase Community Connections: Does your garden represent the neighbourhood it is in?
     United Church
                                     How can you increase awareness of the garden? Can you connect with local food banks?
Come out to learn more about
                                      Teach Yourself Something New: Skill share. Encourage each member of the garden to
 the Gleaning Program & to
                                                           share a skill that they possess with the group.
   contribute ideas for the
                                         Reflect on the Past Season: What worked? What didn't? Document your findings
      upcoming season
                                        Get ready for next season: Find new gardeners to fill plots. Outreach to community
     RSVP or more info:
                                                organizations. Look into expansion? Have a garden planning party!
 Lori Saite #705.749.9977

  Master Gardener
  Workshop Series
Monday Evenings Feb – March
       6:45 Sadlier House
Six fun & informative evenings
 for gardeners. Topics include
       permaculture, soil
    management, perennial
  maintenance, and growing
     vegetables organically.        If you have any questions or comments or would like to learn more about the Peterborough
    More details & info here                            Community Garden Network, please contact us at:
                                                               Email: pcgn@greenup.on.ca
                                                               Phone: 705.745.3238 ex. 204
                                                  Or Drop By: 378 Aylmer St. N (Peterborough Green-Up)
                                                  Web: http://ptbocommgardennetwork.blogspot.com

								
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