Local Farmer Using His Tractor To Create More Garden Plots At Bonaccord Community Garden

If you see a tractor in town today—well, not that you wouldn't see a tractor in town today—here's why: The Bonaccord Community Garden is expanding.

Between 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., a local farmer will be using his tractor to plough currently grassed areas to make room for up to 10 additional community garden plots.

The Bonaccord community garden has had a waiting list for many years now, and is making space to welcome new gardeners in the spring of 2013.

This popular and picturesque community garden, located on Bonaccord St. between Park and Monaghan Streets, has been in existence for almost two decades. Currently, about 25 gardeners have plots in the garden. It provides them with access to space to grow their own food, an opportunity to interact with other gardeners, share growing tips, and create a beautiful community space.

The Peterborough Community Garden Network works to help support access to existing gardens and help communities create new gardens. They envision community gardens as a key tool for food security, ecological integrity and community building.

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