Category Archives: Spotlight On Volunteers

Worms

Soil as Gold (Compost)

 Paul has been hard at work rehabilitating our aging 6 bin compost system, built when the garden was founded, and Michel and Johnny have been regularly feeding and turning food…

Painted stones and plant markers Spring 2021

Can You Spot the Art?

Our volunteers will be hard at work in May, weeding and preparing beds to start the cycle of food production for the vulnerable families we support. Hopefully, lockdown will end…

Volunteer holding empty basket

Remote Volunteering Opportunities

We have some remote volunteer opportunities available.  Due to physical distancing and hygiene requirements, we will not be tracking or signing off on any community service hours this year.   REMOTE:  Arts and…

Food for Butterflies

These monarch butterflies were rescued and fed on milkweed from our garden, They were released back into the wild in September 2020 and should be able to make it back…

Basket of patty pan squash

August Garden Update

Here’s a quick look at what has been happening in the garden in August 2020, and what the rest of the season may bring. The City of Toronto has comprehensive rules…

2020 Season Volunteer Leader Positions in Garden

Happy winter everyone. We are only two months from the start of the 2020 season at Parkview Neighbourhood Garden (PNG). We hope that you can join us again this year,…

Group Work Makes Short Work of Garden Work

2019, more than any of our previous years, was most definitely the Year of the Group. We had more teams working in the garden, transforming more of our spaces, than…

Celebrating Our Tenth Year

On September 21st, Parkview Neighbourhood Garden celebrated with volunteers, neighbours and community partners 10 years of building community in our neighbourhood. Our first planting day was May 23, 2009 and…

Save the Date – PNG 10th Anniversary

 Save The Date! SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 Celebrating 10th anniversary of PNG Community Please save this date:  Saturday, September 21 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. We will be celebrating our…

Food bank donation

Food Bank Donation

  Saturday October 28 was our final harvest of the 2017 season. We had a bounty of tomatoes, jerusalem artichokes, greens and herbs which we were able to donate to…