Learning Garden kicks off with ceremony and work party

The Learning Garden project at the Grand Forks Rec Centre was officially kicked off on Friday

They say politicians know how to shovel..stuff. Here several dignitaries pitch in to spread a manure pile at the opening kick-off for the Learning Garden.

The Learning Garden project at the Grand Forks Rec Centre was officially kicked off on Friday as around 50 people showed up for a ceremony and work party.

Emceeing was one of the project leaders Graham Watt, who introduced the learning garden main committee. Watt also introduced all the partners in the project which included Mayor Konrad of the City of Grand Forks, Area C/Christina Lake director and RDKB board chair Grace McGregor; and Area D/Rural Grand Forks director Roly Russell.

The dignitaries as well as other local contributors helped spread the first batch of manure and get the garden started.

The Learning Garden will provide a place for not only learning for the public but participating in growing and gardening techniques.

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