Author: Bone Creative

August Plant Sale: August 7, 10am-1pm *No Lines*

The Compost Education Centre (CEC) is hosting our annual all-organic August plant sale! And best news yet: no COVID-related line-ups! 

The event is on Saturday August 7th, 10am-1pm out front of the CEC demonstration site located at 1216 North Park Street.

The August Organic Plant Sale features local farmers offering a wide variety of organically grown vegetable, flower and herb seedlings to get you off to a successful winter gardening season. Our Eventbrite link will continue to be updated with grower’s information, you can find that here.  What you can look forward to:

• The largest selection of organically grown winter veggie starts all in one place for easy shopping

• Native plants for your low maintenance garden

• Perennial edibles like berry bushes and other fruiting shrubs

• Medicinal herbs like English lavender, chamomile and yarrow

• Culinary herbs like Genovese basil, dill and chives

• Companion plants like marigolds, sweet cicely and comfrey

• Live music!

Come Work With Us!

The Compost Education Centre is hiring a Summer Education & Site Assistant!

We’re looking for someone to support our educational programs (currently offered on-site and in schools w/ COVID safety protocols in place), on-site management (gardening and composting), and some office support. The summer assistant will have opportunities to empower learners in ecological stewardship through learning how to compost, grow their own food, and care for local ecosystems. The summer team member will gain valuable skills in delivering environmental education relating to sustainability, conservation, and protection.

All work will be conducted with adherence to current best COVID-19 safety practices.

This position will start Wednesday July 28th and run for 10 weeks.

Applications will be accepted until Tuesday July 13th at 11:59pm.

Find more details about the position and application requirements here: Summer Education And Site Assistant.