Profile image
By City Farmer News (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

Cargill Ltd. has contributed $175,000 to the Saskatoon’s ‘Garden Patch’ since 2013

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 17:18
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

“When we first decided to support the Garden Patch, we did so with the idea that we’d be helping grow fresh produce for distribution to the community through the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre,” said Blaine Duncan, manager of Cargill’s malt plant in Biggar, Saskatchewan.

By Stephen Schreiber
Cargill Press Release
Feb 24, 2017


Vacant city lots have been transformed into a vibrant urban agricultural project. The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre’s Garden Patch has created a community hub that produces more than 20,000 pounds of produce each year, filling emergency food hampers with much-needed product.

In addition, the Garden Patch space is a living outdoor classroom. In 2015, more than 4,000 people visited and 1,600 volunteers assisted in operations, including Cargill employees who formed an “Adopt-A-Plot” team.

Read the complete article here.


We encourage you to Share our Reports, Analyses, Breaking News and Videos. Simply Click your Favorite Social Media Button and Share.

Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Top Global

Top Alternative




Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.