OUR 2023 AGM: WE LAUGHED, WE CRIED…
It was our first in-person AGM since 2019. Hard to believe. This time, the meeting was held in Claremont United Church – rather appropriately, as the church was the place where Land Over Landings originated in 2005. We had a good turnout for this year’s meeting, despite the pall of wildfire smoke outside.
Our guest speakers were Stephen Marshall and Judy Mann, who described the creation and expansion of Common Ground Garden, on the Class 1 soil of a corner of Mike Robertson’s High Perspective hang-gliding field on the Lands. We heard how three gardeners soon become more than fifty – a diverse, dedicated group of enthusiastic, hard-working volunteers from many backgrounds, drawn by the opportunity to grow fresh, organic food for their families, friends, and local foodbanks.
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