The CGC Newsletter
Each month, CGC publishes an e-newsletter. Featuring upcoming events, information on our current events and projects, and community announcements. Subscribe using the form on this page to learn more about our work in the community.
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July 2015 Newsletter: Taking Stock Dear Readers,On June 16th, CGC celebrated another successful AGM. With over 100 people in attendance, the venue was packed with guests eager to dig into a local food potluck (thank you Transition Cowichan for c …Read Newsletter
June 2015 Newsletter: Planning for Summer Dear Readers,Summer is quickly approaching and we couldn’t be more excited! Now, we know we live in a climate where we can do most summer activities all year round. However, not all of us are brave enoug …Read Newsletter
Grateful for Community: May 2015 Dear Readers,As Cowichan Green Community’s (CGC) Annual General Meeting approaches, we often find ourselves discussing our relationship with our membership. Fortunate to have a strong and active membership, we ar …Read Newsletter
Hatching New Projects! Dear Readers, Fun Food Fact: Did you know that each day of the year is associated with a food holiday, or day of observance? For example, within North America, January 20th is a day devoted to cheese lovers, the potato is …Read Newsletter
Celebrate Seeds! Dear Readers,February brought spring to us a month sooner than expected, and Cowichan Green Community (CGC) warmly embraced the lengthening days. Excited to see the blooming of snow drops and crocuses, we took advantage of thes …Read Newsletter
Love Your Garden Dear Readers,February is often heralded as the month of love and romance. A time for cupid’s arrow to strike, the word February evokes images of chocolates, roses, heart shaped Valentine’s cards, and those tiny, yet irresisti …Read Newsletter
Happy New Year! At the start a new year, we look forward to all the possibilities that the next 365 days hold. Accordingly, this newsletter is filled with updates and hints as to what to expect from Cowichan Green Community in 2015. From the continuati …Read Newsletter
Warm Winter Tidings! Dear Readers, We take our work at Cowichan Green Community pretty seriously sometimes! If you’ve ever stopped by our office on a Monday afternoon, you’ll typically find our staff and volunteers preparing for a busy week ahea …Read Newsletter
November Newsletter Dear Readers, The month of October brought many reasons for Cowichan Green Community (CGC) staff and board to give thanks and celebrate. From coordinating a host of successful public events to the official launch of our Famil …Read Newsletter
October Newsletter Dear Readers,On Thursday, October 16, Cowichan Green Community will recognize World Food Day. A day dedicated to bringing attention to global food insecurity, the theme of this year’s event is the family farm. With the goal of …Read Newsletter
September NewsletterA Recipe Exchange * Photo Credit (Recipe Card) Dear Readers,As the weather begins to cool and as the days grow shorter, our staff are reminded to relish the last weeks of warm sunny weather. From walks by the river, bike ride …Read Newsletter
August Newsletter:A Fresh Start Dear Readers,Cowichan Green Community (CGC) is proud to celebrate the completion of two significant projects. First, the exterior beautification of The Station Building is now complete. The painting team has packe …Read Newsletter