Food For Thought Garden

Kelowna Garden Project – Food For Thought

Jul 28, 2021

One of the more recent projects that Okanagan Men’s Shed is proud to be a part of….

Food For Thought offers breakfast programs in Lake Country, Kelowna and West Kelowna, and its backpack program that sends children off for the weekend with a bag of healthy food has more than doubled.

“With Kelowna increasing, [as well as] the cost of food, it’s just become more challenging, so we are now growing food.”

At their garden on Helen’s Acres in the heart of Kelowna, they have harvested fresh lettuce, basil, radishes and soon peas to add to students’ lunches. The garden space was a pandemic project that has proved to be fruitful.

Okanagan Men’s Shed made the wooden planting boxes for the garden and helped in the construction of the metal containers.

Read the full article and watch the video here: Global News