Strengthening the Food Movement: Convening Community Garden Leaders

Adventures in Local Food

Back in the Spring of 2014 we held a gathering in Halifax for Community Garden Coordinators. This was the second in a series of events supported by the Our Food Project to connect and support the leaders behind the gardens of Halifax. Check out the blog post from the first Storytelling Event we held last November 2013.

We met in the Penthouse of a building in the North End of Halifax, which offered beautiful vistas of the Halifax harbour and beyond.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe purpose of the day was to gather together to feel a sense of support, share insights, leverage knowledge and skills, and build relationships, as well as to strengthen the network of garden coordinators. We had 20 people at the event representing school gardens, university gardens, community gardens and other garden-related projects.

Goals, Strengths & Challenges for the Gardens
The main activity of the day was to get clear about…

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