News from Kamloops

September 4, 2012

Edible Demonstration Garden Comes to Kamloops City Hall

Kamloops, B.C. - New at City Hall this year was an Edible Demonstration Garden that was designed and planted by the City’s award-winning horticulture staff. This pilot project demonstrated how edible landscapes can enhance public spaces. The objective of this demonstration garden was to showcase and educate citizens, neighbourhood groups and the business community on how edible landscaping or food-scaping can be grown on private or public lands while contributing to a more food secure and healthy community. This garden will be harvested by City staff and donated to the Kamloops Food Bank, Community Kitchens and other non-profit organizations for consumption.

Produce that can be found in the garden includes:

The public is invited to City Hall on Tuesday, September 18th at 11:30 am where Mayor and Council will lead the harvesting of the garden in celebration of Kamloops newest edible demonstration garden.

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Media Contact:
Nicole Beauregard, Active Living Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3653
nbeauregard@kamloops.ca