Event Cancelled – October 11 Westlane Community Garden Harvest Fest

Niagara Falls, ON, October 10, 2017 – The Westlane Community Garden Harvest Fest that was scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, 2017 is cancelled due to weather. The project partners will be
coordinating a spring plant and seed sale to celebrate the garden. The event will be announced later in 2018.

In the spring of 2017, The City of Niagara Falls in partnership with DSBN, Project SHARE and Links for Greener Learning coordinated a project that included the construction of 40 accessible community garden beds, the installation of 20 fruit tree and thousands of pollinator wild flowers at Westlane Secondary School in Niagara Falls. The project is made possible through monies from the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Niagara, TD Friends of the Environment and DSBN.

Residents can now start to register to reserve a garden plot of their own for the 2018 growing season.  Registration is conducted through Links for Greener Learning. Project SHARE will also be conducting
healthy eating cooking seminars and are available to visit other sites to deliver cooking programming. For those interested in having the organization conduct a seminar, please contact Project SHARE directly.  Available cooking seminars are available for viewing online at www.projectshare.ca.

For more information about the City of Niagara Falls, contact:
Jeff Guarasci
City of Niagara Falls – Recreation & Culture Department
905.356.7521 ext. 3341

For more information about Westlane Secondary School, contact:
Tyler Graham
Westlane Secondary School – Teacher

For more information about how to reserve a garden plot, contact:
Yaneth Londono
Links For Greener Learning – Executive Director

For more information on workshops for schools and community groups, contact:
Jo Low
Project SHARE – Garden and Nutrition Educator
905.357.5121 ext. 32

Posted on: 10/10/2017 11:50 AM - Category: Media Releases