Community gardens not a new trend in Calgary
* Part two of the three-part series YYC Grows
While community gardens may seem to be a new trend in Calgary, they’ve actually been around a century.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Vacant Lots Garden Club’s first meeting.
“It started because they were really interested in getting town planning information and the goal behind it was they realized they kind of had a produce crisis,” said Gael Blackhall, co-ordinator for the Community Garden Resource Network of the Calgary Horticultural Society.… Read More