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October 6, 2011

Vernon Demonstration Garden Planning Session

by Arnica Rowan

Okanagan College – Vernon Campus has embarked on a sustainability project which promotes the development of a Demonstration Garden that provides opportunities for the College’s students, faculty and staff to engage with local community partners through agriculture ventures.

At this time, we are in the planning stage of what kind of different activities could occur on this site, for example:

  • Research projects
  • Demonstration projects
  • Educational programming
  • Community partnerships and projects

We have had ideas from interested people that include a wide range of topics and ideas including: urban agriculture, seed saving projects, a demonstration apple orchard, grape growing research, irrigation demonstrations, student research projects, and all sorts of sustainable educational programming.

We are looking for your ideas and are inviting you to the Demonstration Garden’s Brainstorming and Planning Session

WHEN: Friday, October 28, 2011           10:30 – Noon

WHERE: Vernon Campus – Okanagan College       –  Room E102

Please RSVP by email to Vernon Campus Dean Jane Lister at by October 21, 2011.


We will
send you a draft strategic plan document once we receive confirmation of your

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