The Neighbourhood School Champions, École Mission Central Elementary, neighbours, and the District of Mission have helped create a new community garden.
The Central Community Garden is located in the heart of downtown beside École Mission Central Elementary at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Welton Street.
The students from École Mission Central are planting fruit trees, blueberry bushes, strawberries, herbs and perennial flowers that will attract beneficial insects. The students will also be looking after four of the 24 garden plots.
The Grand Opening of the garden takes place on Thursday, June 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome.
If you are looking for garden space, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a garden plot.