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Posts made in February, 2014

Battlefords Community Garden Update

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in News |

This year’s community garden was a success–and a great learning experience! We tried 2 methods of chemical free quack grass reduction; both were effective. One method we tried was placing clear plastic staked over areas with lots of quack grass growth for 3 months. The other option was putting layers of cardboard with a thick layer of bark mulch for several months around the perimeter.

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Community Feast and Fall Supper

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in News |

Thanks to all the support! At our event earlier this winter, we raised over $3,000 to support our programs in the Battlefords. The entire meal was provided by a number of local growers and pie bakers. There was a great variety of local performers and silent auction items including local artists work, local foods and NHL memorabilia. Comments included: “this is a great event,” “I will be back next year,” “this is the best food I have ever had at a fall supper,”

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