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|Organization||Comox Valley Food Growers Co-op|
|Geographical Area:||Vancouver Island|
|For Information Contact:||Karen Cummins|
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We meet at the Lush Valley Food Security Hub, 1126 Piercy Avenue, Courtenay ever other Thursday at 5pm to 6pm.
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.
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.