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Jackson's Culinary Garden at SAIT Polytechnic

 
Address: 1301 - 16th Avenue NW (East of John Ware Bldg.) ,
Calgary,
AB
Contact:andrew.hewson@sait.ca
Landowner:Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Established:2009
Insurance:Yes
Gardener's Profile:Students and faculty of the School of Hospitality and Tourism, primarily but also open to all SAIT faculty, staff and students
Site Size:4.200 sq. ft. approx.
Number Of Plots:0
Annual Fee:0
Major Funding:Willow Park Wines and Spirits
Electricity:Yes
Water:Yes, city water from nearby bldg.
Fence:Yes
Raised Beds:3 raised beds and 2 tiered beds
Composting:No
Path Materials:Paving bricks and cushed gravel
Organic Restrictions:Yes. 185 varieties of plants grown
Amenities:Year-round soap bubble biodiesel-heated solar greenhouse. Seating on planter boxes, washrooms inside SAIT buildings, solar greenhouse, cob pizza oven, 4 beehives on rooftop of John Ware Building.
Paid Facilitator:Yes
Social Events:Annual Fall Harvest Dinner, past and present student/staff working bees.
Challenges:Garbage, a hungry mole, and some vandalism
Is the Garden on Private Land or Public?:Private