Health Begins in our Communities

Imagine a place where everyone has access to the opportunities they need for good health. A healthy regional food system. Vibrant neighbourhoods. Beautiful parks and green spaces. Safe options for walking and cycling. A strong sense of community. When communities come together to improve these features, the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of residents improve.

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Local Organizations Fundraise for Community Garden Plots

This past summer I was fortunate to obtain a community garden plot through the City of Belleville, and it was such an enjoyable experiences. Every morning I would ride my bike along the beautiful Moira River to my garden plot, giddy with anticipation to see my vegetables sprout and grow. Over the months I saw my spinach turn into lush greens, green beans and cucumbers dance over my trellises, my sunflowers boom up and blossom, and the zucchini try to spread its wide leaves across an entire half of the plot.

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