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Brentwood Community Gardening Group

Address: 5107 - 33rd Street NW ,
Contact:Garden Leader -Cynthia Sim Contact at: General inquiries at:
Landowner:City of Calgary
Insurance:Through Brentwood Community Association
Gardener's Profile:residents (including seniors), students
Site Size:5200 sq. ft.
Number Of Plots:17
Plot Size:4x4 (2); 4x8 (32)
Annual Fee:$17 (4x4); $35 (4x8)
Major Funding:2010 Community Footprint Action Plan, City of Calgary Parks 2010 Community Garden Grant (in kind) Federation of Calgary Communities/The Calgary Foundation Neighbours Grant Program, Calgary Community and Neighbour Services, North Office, Urban Youth Works
Raised Beds:Yes
Composting:Yes, plan to complete bins in 2010
Path Materials:Mixed gravel
Organic Restrictions:Yes
Amenities:Washroom in skate shack, parking lot, bike rack, benches in garden and adjacent playground
Paid Facilitator:No
Social Events:Annual Growers' meeting (meet and greet) in April, spring and fall garden cleanup, work parties throughout the summer, summer solstice party in May, Harvest potluck dinner at end of season
Challenges:some problems with voles last summer
Is the Garden on Private Land or Public?:Public