Community Demonstration Garden and Orchard Project in the works for District of Taylor

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TAYLOR, B.C. – At a District of Taylor Council meeting on Monday, a presentation was given to Councillors regarding the proposal of a Community Demonstration Garden and Orchard Project.

Joleen Morrison and Ashlee Kirschner are citizen volunteers in a partnership with the Peace Community Church to start a community garden and orchard.

The garden and orchard will be located in a space that is situated next to the Church, which was donated by the Church.

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According to Morrison, the goal of this project is to raise awareness of food security and teach residents about how they can start a garden in their own backyard.

Both Morrison and Kirschner are seeking grants and funding for the project, with plans of starting the garden and orchard in 2020.

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