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ELGIN’S COURTYARD NEEDS YOU!
Elgin Park’s Global Activists wants to start a revolution- a GREEN REVOLUTION!
Our environmental/global issues club has the goal of completely overhauling our school courtyard with the intent of creating a gardening program that will not only include all types of students and outside groups in the community, but also create a model and legacy of what can be accomplished when a school comes together on a common project.
We want to:
Clear out weeds
Add more perennials
Add more bulbs and seasonal annuals
Add planter boxes for herbs and vegetables
Attract insects and birds
Create a school composting program
Connect with parents and the neighbourhoods of Elgin Park
In order to do this we need:
Funding/donations/sponsorship– to purchase garden equipment, building materials, composters, seeds, bulbs, shrubs, flowers, fertilizer, soil
Time– teachers, students, parents and community members willing to contribute time and labour towards making the garden a reality
Knowledge– referrals or personal experiences in building a working garden
The students are excited and have already gotten started on ridding the garden of a year’s worth of weeds!
*If you are interested and able to contribute time, resources, funding or knowledge, please do not hesitate to contact Laura Villeneuve or Carolyn Pederson (Global Activists co-sponsors) at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com