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Varsity Community Garden

 
Address: 4303 Varsity Drive NW ,
Calgary,
AB
Contact:Garden Leader: Bert Einsiedel Contact at: info@varsitycommunitygarden.ca or 403-247-4277 or plotamin@varsitycommunitygarden.ca
Landowner:Varsity Community Association lease from City of Calgary, Parks
Established:2013
Insurance:VCA insurance
Gardener's Profile:residents of Varsity neighbourhoods are given priority
Site Size:64 ft. x 170 ft.
Number Of Plots:36
Plot Size:4 ft. x 8 ft.
Annual Fee:34
Major Funding:Varsity Community Association and City of Calgary Parks
Electricity:Yes
Water:Yes, City of Calgary
Fence:Yes
Raised Beds:Yes
Composting:Yes
Shed:Yes
Path Materials:asphalt, gravel, grass, dirt
Organic Restrictions:Natural organics only
Amenities: keyhole garden, 2 herb beds, 8 in-ground beds, 2 wicking garden beds designed for mobility challenged gardeners, 4 compost bins each 64 cubic ft – 4’ x 4’ x 4’, 12 ft. by 8 ft. shed, Varsity Community Centre meeting rooms, washrooms, vending machine
Paid Facilitator:No
Social Events:Various gardening workshops and social events (e.g., Weeding Wednesday)
Challenges:Occasional vandalism, rabbits
Is the Garden on Private Land or Public?:Public