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Mechanicsville Innovation Garden
The Mechanicsville Innovation Garden (MIG) is a welcoming community garden in the Mechanicsville neighbourhood of Ottawa.
Located at the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards (next to Laroche Park), the garden is a shared community space where people from Mechanicsville can come to learn about gardening and plant, weed, and water. Unlike most community gardens that are plot-based, MIG is a collective plot where planting is done together and anyone can harvest from any part of the garden. The goal is to involve the community to bring fresh produce back to Mechanicsville, a neighbourhood considered to be a “food desert” because it isn't served by a major grocery store and it's hard to find healthy affordable food year round.
To get involved | Contact Dayna at 613-238-8210 ext. 2382 or email@example.com
To learn the latest | Visit MIG's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MIGOttawa
The Mechanicsville Innovation Garden is possible thanks to generous contributions from the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards, the Mechanicsville Community Association, Just Food, the City of Ottawa and the Parkdale Food Centre.