PEI Farm Centre Legacy Garden

Hosts: Jeananne MacLean, Robert MacPherson, Rhea Szarics
Community: Charlottetown
Farm Type: Community Garden, Demonstration Plots, Gardens, Honey, Market Garden Produce, Orchards: apple, pear and plum, Vegetable
Farm Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Canada's largest urban farm, the Legacy Garden is an 8.5 acre celebratory and educational landscape in the heart of Charlottetown, featuring: 150 community garden plots; a community orchard; a children's garden; a food-security goodwill garden, experimental fruits and vegetables. The not-for-profit Farm Centre Association has created a beautiful functional and productive garden landscape, a place for people to learn about gardening, growing food, and the Island's agriculture heritage.
Items For Sale: Gladiolus and sunflower bouquets (pay-what-you-can donation).
Directions: Located directly behind the PEI Farm Centre building at 420 University Avenue
Phone: (902)892-3419
Website: http://www.peifarmcentre.com/garden-project
Activities: A 30-minute show-and-tell presentation of the Urban Bee Garden by beekeeper Bruce Smith at 10:00 and 11:00. Volunteers will be on hand to offer guided tours of the Garden. Donations gratefully accepted. Benevoles parlant le francais seront sur place pour repondre aux questions ou offrir une visite guidee. Les dons seront acceptes avec reconnaissance.