Incredible Edible Plant Festival 2018

May 18, 2018 at 11:20 am Leave a comment

Saturday May 26, 10:30 – 2:00 Justice Building Plaza

Rain or Shine!

This is an opportunity to help people discover the joy of growing their own food!  We give away free pots of vegetable plants, offer gardening advice, plant community gardens and run children’s food and craft activities.  The event needs volunteers to help with all of these, (including early set up and take down). For more information about volunteering at this event, contact Penny at pennykb@sympatico.ca

Our partners and supporters:

Adopt-A-Street, All Things Food/Bouffe 360, Boys and Girls Club, Canadian Organic Growers, City of Cornwall, City of Cornwall and District Police Services, Community Garden Network, Cornwall & Area Housing Association, Cornwall Fire Department, Eastern Ontario Health  Unit, Home Hardware, Kinsmen Club of Cornwall, Marlin Orchards and Garden Centre, North American Travelling College, Ontario Early Years Centre, Ritchie Feed and Seed Inc, Seaway Valley Community Health Centre, YourTV Cornwall

Our plant giveaway includes:

Bush beans, patio tomatoes, sweet peppers, perpetual spinach (a milder form of chard) in 3 gal pots, as well as smaller quantities of  herbs, eggplants, Chinese cabbage, Chinese celery, kale, sweet potatoes, tumbling basket tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, and a few varieties from the Dwarf Tomato Project. If you have extra veggie seedlings please consider donating them to others at this event.

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