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Garden of Hope


In the Spring of 2012, in partnership with the Life Resource Centre, the Garden of Hope Community Garden was officially opened! The 2-acre garden is an urban farming initiative that is focused on meeting the nutrition, health, and employment needs of members of refugee immigrant families. The Garden of Hope not only provides people with an opportunity to grow food from their home countries, but also provides an affordable, healthy source of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 was the beginning of the Garden of Hope planting season.
Once the lots were divided, the soil was worked and the seeds were planted.

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For years, we as a church have been trying to sell this land.
Turns out, God had other plans.

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On Sunday, June 3rd, we introduced Tendayi Gwaradzimba to the congregation; Tendayi will be heading up the Garden of Hope. During the interview, she shared her heart and her passion for this community garden.

(You can download the audio file of the interview with Tendayi)