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Nourish Sharing Garden

Sharing gardens are different than many community gardens where individuals or families rent separate plots. Instead, a sharing garden is managed collectively by a group and the food is available to anyone who needs it, regardless of whether or not they have contributed time, materials, or labour. Any surplus vegetables are donated to the Lighthouse Food Bank.

The garden is run by the Nourish Community Garden Cooperative; a group of volunteers who are passionate about growing fresh, healthy food for the community. Our goals include:

  • Increasing access to healthy and affordable food for everyone;
  • Building communities by bringing people together to learn, celebrate and build friendships;
  • Developing the capacity of individuals to plant, tend, harvest and preserve their own food; and
  • Increasing community resiliency by reducing dependance on food that comes from far away

We welcome you to join us in planting, tending and harvesting this season! We are seeking new members for our organizing team, as well as folks who want to drop by once and a while to water the garden throughout the summer.

Nourish Community Garden Cooperative hopes to expand to do more projects in the future! Follow us on Twitter (@NourishCGC) or search for us on Facebook to keep up-to-date! Or, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-275-3554 ext. 1202 for information.

Office Hours

The Municipality of Chester's regular office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre's regular hours are Monday to Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


#foodfight Results

Thank you to all of the donors who contributed to this year's food bank drive! 

Our final numbers were:

MODC - 778

MODL - 676

TOB - 667





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