Volunteers hunted for Keremeos’ new group backyard – Summerland Evaluation


The Keremeos Community Garden is in search of volunteers to assist construct the brand new backyard.

The village secured $96,277 in funding on the finish of 2021 from the federal Ministry of Agriculture to go in the direction of the infrastructure needed for the backyard.

With the snow beginning to clear and the climate starting to heat up, the objective is to have the infrastructure — together with the beds, fences, irrigation and greenhouse — able to go by March forward of a profitable rising season.

The subsequent factor that’s wanted is volunteers to assist make the whole lot a actuality.

Are you in search of a technique to contribute to the group? Experience of all types is required and welcome! Some of the extra particular sorts of assist wanted at current are:

* Helping with the promotion of the group backyard via YouTube and a group backyard e-newsletter.

* Assistance laying irrigation pipes.

* Assistance putting in the assembled arbor.

* Forming and putting reinforcement for slabs.

* Building and filling raised rising beds.

* Helping to keep up the backyard when it’s established.

Anyone who’s serious about volunteering can ship an electronic mail to cao@keremeos.ca with their title, a most well-liked methodology of contact, and particular areas of curiosity for volunteering, if relevant.

If nothing is listed, the village will assume you’re a group star and keen to assist with something.

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