The Great Veggie Grow-Off

The “Great Veggie Grow-off” cultivates stronger communities through friendly competition. There is nothing like a little competition - the nature of “friendly” competition is you try your hardest and encourage your fellow counterparts as you go. When the competition grows from the efforts of individuals to communities banding together in collective acts of altruism, we … Continue reading The Great Veggie Grow-Off

How Does Your Garden Grow?

On May 1st, the Great Veggie Grow Off was launched as a friendly competition among Almonte, Carleton Place and Beckwith community gardens to grow food for the Lanark County Food Bank. As an avid supporter of the Food Bank, I decided to grow two plots of salad food at the Carleton Place community gardens (St. … Continue reading How Does Your Garden Grow?