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Community Garden tasks at Vic West Gardens, Banfield Park with Selkirk Students!

Wednesday, April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We will be doing an assortment of tasks in the garden plus some beach cleanup along the beach in Banfield Park

Meeting Spot

We will meet in the grass field to the right of Vic West Community Centre near the gardens. Parking is located at the Victoria West Community Centre Here

How to get to the location

Transit/Cycling. To find out the best route from where you are, please go to BC Transit or use Google Maps.

Carpool. If you need a ride log into your Meet-up account, RSVP and leave a message at the bottom of this event page describing where you need a ride from. 

Flow of Volunteer Activities

•  Meet at 1pm for sign-in and introductions (please be on time)

• Participate in garden activities!

• Take a break after about 1 hour with treats and refreshments

• Volunteer until 3pm then sign-out at end

What to bring

• If you’re under 19, you must bring a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian in order to participate – DOWNLOAD FORM HERE

• Refillable water bottle

• Dress for the weather. Rain jacket/pants if it rains, a sun hat/sunscreen if it is sunny

• Long-sleeved shirt and long pants to protect you from thorny plants

• Clothing you don’t mind getting dirty

• Sturdy, comfortable closed-toe shoes/boots. 

We will provide

• Gardening gloves if you don’t have them

• Tools

• Instructions on what to do. You don’t need to have experience to participate!

• A fun experience, meeting new people in a beautiful park!

What will happen afterwards

• A volunteer letter will be emailed to you if you need to confirm your hours for school or another program

• Photos taken will be loaded up in a photo album

• A summary of the activity along with before and after photos will be posted in our PAGES section to show what an impact you’ve made


Victoria West Food Security Collective


Wednesday, April 12
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Vic West Community Centre
521 Craigflower Rd, Victoria, BC, V9A 6Z5
Victoria, BC ca

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