Markham Fair community garden is getting into harvest season, and the gardeners are starting to enjoy the fruits of their labour! Many fruits and vegetables, from zucchini, lettuce, tomatoes, rhubarb, cauliflower, lettuces, squashes, and much more, are either being harvested or are close to being ready! Though gardeners are having much success with their plants, […]
Markham Fair’s community garden is in full swing! All 18 plots have been sold, and all the gardeners have started to plant in their plots, either from seed or pre-grown seedlings. Some of the gardeners have gotten really creative, with some building raised planting beds or structures for their tomato or bean plants! One gardener […]
All the plots in the community garden are sold. Thank you to all the people who inquired after the 18 spots were filled. This is a pilot project we hope to grow into something larger for next year by offering more plots in an expanded garden.
Some of the plots look really impressive with raised beds […]
As fair time is fast approaching, the Markham Fair is getting primary school students involved in preparing our fair grounds for the fall! From May 20-23, Markham Fair staff is visiting 3 local elementary schools (Fraklin Street, Black Walnut, and Mazo de la Roche) to do 30-minute workshops with students in Senior Kindergarten, grade1, and […]
The Markham Fair community garden is beginning to take shape! The soil has been prepared, the plots staked out, and compost and mulch will be delivered this week! But what is a community garden anyway? According to the Markham Sustainability Plan, a community garden is “a single piece of land gardened collectively by a group […]