ACGAS Annual General Meeting
Monday, March 6 · 6:30 – 7:30pm
Join us at our Annual General Meeting on Monday, March 6, 2023 as we celebrate another successful growing year! There will be a brief summary of last year’s successes and challenges, as well as voting in new board members. The meeting will be held online. Please see the video link at the bottom of this post.
We’re currently looking for volunteers to fill the following board positions:
- Main responsibilities: chair board meetings, create and distribute meeting agendas, and provide general oversight of the Society’s operations
- Commitment level: average eight hours/month
- Main responsibilities: record meeting minutes and distribute to members of the board
- Commitment level: average three hours/month
- Main responsibilities: organize garden bed rentals and liaise with Treasurer on bed rental payments, collect User Agreements, distribute member handbook, and communicate important dates to members
- Commitment level: average four hours/month
Full volunteer role descriptions are available. If you are interested in learning more, please reach out to our Vice President, Son Edworthy (firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you on Monday, March 6!
ACGAS Board of Directors
To learn more about plants native to Alberta, please visit the Alberta Native Plants Council’s website – https://anpc.ab.ca/
Please join us for the upcoming annual general meeting so we can get to know you this 2017!
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Place: Calgary Co-op Macleod Trail, Community Room (upstairs) 8818 Macleod Trail SE
Everyone is welcome – friends of the garden, past, current or interested gardeners, volunteers or anyone who is curious about us.
Hope to see you there!
Acadia Garden and Art Society, Board of Directors
Acadia Community Garden & Art Society
Those of you who read this article regularly – and that’s all of you, I’m sure – may have noticed that we’re pretty keen about gardening. It’s true, we love to garden. We could likely talk about it day and night, month in and month out. But I’m going to tell you a secret: we like other forms of art too. It’s true! And now I’ve got to ask, are there any quilting fans out there? Continue reading “Hello Acadia: April Issue”
Whether you call them water-wise, drought-smart, or xeric, methods of gardening that contribute to the conservation of water are essential to ecosystem preservation on a global level. Let’s face it, we’re seeing an increase in the desertification of land and freshwater rationing in many parts of the world. The writing is on the wall and we’re going to have to learn to embrace techniques to save this precious resource before it’s too late.
Fortunately, as gardeners, this is well within our grasp. Continue reading “Hello Acadia- January Issue”
Enrichment of the Native Plant & Pollinator Garden:
Worldwide, pollinator populations are in decline. At the Acadia Community Garden & Art Society, we’ve made it a priority to raise awareness around this issue by creating a pollinator-friendly habitat and growing space for all of our neighbours, whether they walk on 6 legs or 2. Continue reading “Grant Contest Deadline October 10th, Vote Now!”
I’m going to tell you a story.
I live in a city where people often don’t know their neighbours. I’m not sure that’s a point of pride for most, we are still prairie folk after all (that means generally friendly, for those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of living on the prairies). No, I think it’s because we’re a busy city. There’s hustle and there’s bustle. Continue reading “I’m going to tell you a story- Open Letter from Acadia Garden and Art Society”
The Acadia Garden and Art Society is currently looking for a fundraising coordinator to add to our board of directors. This position would require the individual to be the main contact for all the vital fundraising efforts that make our progress possible. Continue reading “Call for Board: Fundraising Coordinator”