6th Annual Community Garden Tour & Poker Run

This years tour includes a membership and lunch at Nourish and Develop's Community Food Hub

This summer we are holding DIG’s 6th Annual Community Garden Tour on Saturday July 22nd@ 9:00am. With the success of last years tour, we will be running another  "Community Garden Poker Run".  All participants on the tour will be dealt a random playing card at each garden we visit. At the end of the tour the individuals with the best poker hands will be able to choose from a selection of prizes from local businesses.  On our stop at the Whitby Ajax Garden Project they will be selling their fresh, home made preserves.

Map of the Garden Tour with driving directions: goo.gl/9ZSVu2 

We will organize carpooling at the start of the event.



2017 Garden Tour
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Carpe Diem Farm is the brainchild of Julie Belli, an award winning artisan cheese maker and tireless advocate of using organic practices to cultivate fresh local food. In addition to providing aspiring farmers with incubator plots to try their hands at the land risk-free, Carpe Diem Farm is also home to a farm shop, farm cafe, a classroom, a mixed orchard, greenhouses, and soon, a newly renovated cheese plant and milking room that will produce goat, sheep and cow cheeses, as well as other quality products.



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Membership Benefits

  • Garden Profile on our website
  • Discounts on DIG sponsored events
  • Information sharing
  • Admission to two education sessions
  • Opportunity to participate in the annual Community Garden Tour
  • Urban Agriculture Initiatives
  • 25% of all membership fees are put towards the You Grow Durham Fund

You Grow Durham Fund

DIG, Durham Integrated Growers for a Sustainable Community, has a mission to support community food production and food security through shared resources.  DIG realizes that there are many difficult aspects of starting a community garden, for this reason, when available, a financial grant of up to $500.00 may be awarded to new community gardens within the Durham Region.

Previous recipients include:
    The Mary Street Community Garden
    Care and Share Community Permaculture Garden
    St John's Community Garden



Your donation allows us to connect people and help create new gardens all over the Durham Region.

Every dollar from your donation goes directly towards the support and creation of gardens in Durham.

       25% of all membership fees and donations are put towards the You Grow Durham Fund to help NEW gardens get off the ground.