Thirty to 40 people came to the grand opening of our Monarch Garden Party September 14. Tom Foulkes, a major financial supporter of this project, cut the ribbon. President, Katie Hoffman, and garden committee member, Donna McKenna, thanked the many people who contributed to make this 30th anniversary project a reality. Lemonade, ice tea and treats were served. Some tithonia seeds and a small quantity of milkweed and gaillardia plants were for sale, as well as some gently used butterfly themed items. We raised $363 for future improvements! Come see the garden anytime during REAL Deal store hours.
The evening’s Waste Audit workshop will be the second in the collaborative Journey to Sustainability series. More details coming! First in the series was Meal Planning 101, also at Trinity United Church. The series evolved from a workshop held October 2 at the Smiths Falls Community Centre on moving towards a zero waste lifestyle. For […]