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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Celebrating Food and Farmers

  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 …

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A Recipe Exchange

  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 …

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A Fresh Start

  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 …

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Into the Swing of Summer

  CGC Newsletter: In the Swing of Summer Dear Readers, Change is in the air as CGC prepares for the launch of our summer programs. First, if you haven’t yet had the opportunity to check-out The Station’s new paint job, make sure to come down to Du …

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Project News

  • Community Urban Food Forest

    Urban Food Forest Farewell – July 2014

    Memoirs from a Food Forest The hills are alive with the sound of ‘food foresters’ celebrating the fruition of an amazing food forest project. The time has come to run through the CGC’s community food forest and sing joyfully, while picking strawberries …

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Upcoming Events

    • Work Party Wednesdays

      Work Party Wednesdays

      Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - Wednesday, October 29, 2014
      We are looking for volunteers to join us for Work Party Wednesday at CGC's Community Urban Food Forest. If you are new to food forests or gardening, this is a great opportunity to learn lots about plants and ecosystems! When there is...
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