Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.91
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2019

STARS v2.2

Humber College
IN-7: Community Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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A brief description of the institution’s community garden:

Humber Lakeshore campus works with Green Artisan Retailers & Designers Environmental Networking Space (GARDENS) Community Pod Project located at our Lakeshore campus.

The GARDENS is an umbrella group of individuals and groups from Ward 6 committed to the provision and maintenance of community gardens and increasing food security in South Etobicoke. Humber is a proud partner in facilitating the Pod Project - a concept of a community garden where the pods tend to be smaller, mobile, raised beds that don’t need a lot of space and are spread throughout the community.
The GARDENS Advisory Council (GAC) is made up of individuals and groups from Ward 6 in South Etobicoke committed to creating and maintaining community gardens in the area. The Garden mission is food security support for low-income earners, lone-parent families, seniors and people living with disabilities in the area.

The GARDENS Pod Project hosts interactive-education sessions and excursions that are geared towards beginner gardeners, families, children and more.

https://humber.ca/sustainability/news/garden-pods
https://lampchc.org/


Website URL where information about the community garden is available:
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