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Community Crop Society: South Garden

Address: 3130 - 16th Street SW ,
Landowner:South Calgary Community Centre and City of Calgary Parks
Insurance:Yes, through Community Crop Society
Gardener's Profile:Residents of the community and neighbourhood gardeners of all ages and experience
Site Size:40 ft. x 65 ft.
Number Of Plots:46
Plot Size:4 ft. x 10 ft.
Annual Fee:35
Major Funding:South Calgary Community Association grant, City of Calgary Community Garden support, general donations and plot fees
Water:Yes, hand watering only
Raised Beds:Yes, shallow wood planters
Path Materials:Mulch
Organic Restrictions:No pesticides
Amenities:Seed Sovereignty Program growing herifloom seeds, collecting them and selling them at Seedy Saturday ($103 in 2015). Also sell garlic and shallots at Seedy Saturday. (Garlic always sells out!) Bench, on-street parking, community centre
Paid Facilitator:No
Social Events:Tea in the Garden with Marda Loop Seniors Centre members(2013)
Challenges:Water, rain barrel refilling from City utility bldg., no wheelchair access
Is the Garden on Private Land or Public?:Public