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Guest Post: Youth in the Garden – Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre

Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre strives to …” bring diverse people together to plan, develop, and provide services that support, build community capacity, and nurture the well-being of all residents in the Hamilton Road Community.”  We are lucky enough to have their youth group be a part of the Dillabough Garden community.  Here are some of their stories from the 2013 growing […]

Never Put Your Plants to Bed With Their Feet Wet

Linda’s grandmother always believed that your garden should never be watered at night. And so with that in mind the LCRC staff has been waking up very early and heading to Westview in the mornings in order to beat the heat.  Even at the crack of dawn I was ready to get started, since this was my first real opportunity […]

My Summer of Inspiration….so far!

It has been almost two months since my journey with the London Community Resource Centre began, but it feels as if I have been around a lot longer.  Not because I am bored or tired of it, in fact, quite the opposite!  These last two months have been filled with fabulous experiences and amazing opportunities! Since I last chatted with […]

Road to the Gardens of Opportunity

When we began working at the London Community Resource Centre, one of our visions was to see youth gain a better understanding and a better appreciation for the entire food system, something we feel has been lost with younger generations growing up with busy schedules, fast food for their convenience and a lack of food skills.We are excited to be […]

My Gardening Experience, so far.

My interest in gardening started last summer when I was determined to grow cucumbers, zucchini and tomatoes on my balcony in downtown Toronto. I think all I got was a few cherry tomatoes, and the other plants were distributed among relatives. When I moved to London, I was inspired again to try my luck at gardening, but felt overwhelmed given […]