Judith Remaliah, a Bethlehem Centre work-stay resident came to the Centre last spring and quickly saw an opportunity to create a space that would enhance the current food production for the Centre. She dedicated her time, energy, skill and through her donation, was integral to the arrival of the new greenhouse. Her generosity is enormously appreciated.
“We’ve always had the desire to enhance our green initiative and provide ‘garden to table’ for our guests. With more extreme weather events and the vulnerability of being located on an Island, it is important to be mindful of food security and sustainability.” says Executive Director, Donya Sutherland Baker
Many volunteers, staff and community partners have made the garden transformation and a new garden shed possible with their donations of supplies, time, and hard work.
“We were so blessed to have previously had gardener Lisa Munro who contributed her valuable time and really brought new life to the garden during a time of need. In the years ahead, we look forward to the nourishment that the garden will bring to the Centre,” says Donya
Using organic practices and a low carbon footprint, the garden will continue to supply fresh herbs, fruit and specifically targeted vegetables. These will then be transformed by the Centre’s talented chefs and food services team into nutrient-rich meals for guests. Please come by to see and taste the table to garden.