BCCGC Member Directory

Please note that the information on the organization name, location, email and website provided in this directory is updated annually by BCCGC with the information provided at the time of membership renewal. It is responsibility of the members to request an update to the remaining information when needed.

To update your membership information, please send the new information to our Membership Chairperson at membership@bcgardenclubs.com.

OrganizationComox Valley Food Growers Co-op
Geographical Area:Vancouver Island
For Information Contact:Karen Cummins
Phone:(250) 941-1312
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Meeting time and location:

We meet at the Lush Valley Food Security Hub, 1126 Piercy Avenue, Courtenay ever other Thursday at 5pm to 6pm.

Organization's Profile:

Our purpose is to provide opportunities for novice gardeners to learn alongside those with experience. We are always welcoming new members. Activities are always evolving as the garden develops but core areas of focus for participation include a Gardener group that plans growing and harvesting coordination, A building tools and equipment group for greenhouse, fencing, irrigation, composing, tools and equipment, borrowing and coordination. Communications and outreach with PR Newsletters, web site and partnerships. Governance with group decisions, making formal entity registrations, insurance, general project planning, calling meetings, membership, research and reference material and financing with accounting, fundraising and financial contributions.

Special Events:

We kick off the gardening season onsite meeting (March) on site. Wrap up meeting (October) and many speaking engagements and providing of info booths and large scale public events such as Earth Day, Seedy Saturday, Work and Food week, etc.