Vegetable Garden Grows

St. Hilary's Community Vegetable Garden is ready for another season! For the past several summers, ur local garden produced an abundance of tomatoes, onions, broccoli and more.

The Community Garden currently has 15 plots ready for gardeners to tend the plots for the 2016 season. Our gardeners represent all age groups and include our daycare and members from our local community. We would love to welcome you to this ministry. Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to learn about how you can help us take care of God's creation next year. 

You can also speak to our Coordinators: Verona Scott or Ronwyn May, 905-279-2304.

 

Waste

Submitted by Alexander Johnson -- a second year York University student.

During a Community Garden planning meeting, the scripture discussed and analyzed was John 6: 1-13. The key event in the scripture is undoubtably Jesus feeding five thousand people with two fish and five barley loaves and later asking the disciples to collect the fragments which ended up filling twelve baskets. So when one reflects on their day to day life, we would imagine that it would be impossible to feed five thousand people with two fish and five barley loaves but the parable offers an interesting thought, “Maybe we do not need as much as we think we do”. This particularly applies to food. How often do we over eat? How much food is wasted?

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