Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mike Large, (Procurement Lawyer and Boulevard Gardener) Perspective on Spring Ridge Commons

Michael Large practiced as a permaculture gardener on the Haultain Common for almost two years, before co-founding the Fair Field, a boulevard garden near Fairfield and Cook. To different degrees, he helps maintain three boulevard gardens in town, the Fair … Continue reading

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Health Professional and Fernwood Resident Perspective on Spring Ridge Commons

* How do you use Spring Ridge Commons?  I love to walk through there and identify the native plants you have there.  I love seeing all the wild foods, herbs and plants all together. * What does Spring Ridge Commons … Continue reading

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Mayor Lisa Helps’ Perspective on Spring Ridge Commons

Transcription of  the short video  – in the Mayor’s Office – September 4, 2015 Link to you-tube video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=16&v=iTAZFp0VYS8 The City of Victoria is doing a pilot project with community garden grants***, $6,000 per neighbourhood to appoint a Volunteer Coordinator … Continue reading

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Spring Ridge Commons – Linda Chan’s Perspective (Long Version)

History of Linda Chan’s Involvement:   Photo   (Oct 10,  2010) Linda Chan first became involved with Spring Ridge Commons on Oct 10, 2010  at the 350.org Global Work Party at Spring Ridge Commons.   Transition Victoria Food Group had chosen Spring … Continue reading

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