Membership in the community garden is available at the very low annual cost of $20, which places you on the list for the next available garden plot and makes you a member of the Pender Organic Community Garden Society.
Community gardens promote healthy communities and provide food security for persons living in remote areas with high transportation costs such as the Gulf Islands.
Membership Fee: $20/year
I want a Garden Plot
January 31, 2011*
*In order to secure your garden plot for the 2011 season you must submit your membership fee before January 31, 2011.
If you would like to become a POCGS member, please submit a membership form either online or at the Realty office and you'll be placed on the waiting list for a 2011 garden plot.
1) Complete the online application form
- Or -
2) Pick up a Membership Form in the POCGS file at the Realty Office
Mail it to the following address:
Pender Organic Community Garden Society
27103 Schooner Way
Pender Island, BC V0N 2M2
Or, deposit it in the POCGS file at the Reality Office
PLOT ASSIGNMENT PROCESS:
All members who have paid for their plot by January 31, 2011 will maintain their same garden plot unless they wish to make a mutual change with another garden member.
Member's on the waiting list will be assigned any remaining garden plots on a first-come first-serve basis.
Garden Plot Sizes are approximately 20 X 25 with a total of 24 plots available for the Bedwell Harbour Road location.
Plot use fee is $20.00 per plot per year.
Why Get Involved with Community Gardening?
Reasons abound for involvement in community gardening:
Grow fresh produce
Improve nutrition and fitness
Share the joys and wonders of gardening
Promote healthier communities
Increase self-esteem, bolster confidence and encourage learning in children
Provide positive work experiences for children and youth
Connect with your environment