WORK PARTY May 14th
The May work party is on Saturday, May 14 starting at 9:00 rain or shine.
Hope to see you there!
Plot Inspections are responsible for quality control of garden plots and
are done on the first Saturday of every month.
We completed the first inspection of all plots on Saturday, May 7.
For the first inspection, we were looking for gardens not showing any signs
of cultivation, along with plots with excessive weeds or other signs of
Future inspections will continue to look for plots not maintained to BARAGA
standards as outlined by the bylaws and rules.
LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS
If you would like to be part of the plot inspection team, drop us a note at
It’s a non-strenuous (walking only) way to get in your community service
hours. Each inspection takes about one hour.
Unfortunately, we just found out that our application for a Summer Student
Grant was denied this year. We are looking at some options for hiring
someone or getting a different grant.
If you know of anyone…over 18, Burnaby resident, strong and reliable who
is looking for part-time work in the outdoors, please recommend that they
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume.
Currently we are looking at 20-25 hours a week to mow grass (training on
equipment provides), use weed and brush trimmers, general cleaning and
maintenance of 14-acre allotment garden.