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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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Register by May 25th, 2021 to take part in the 1st Annual "M​​ayor and Council - Share Your Garden Yield" 

Registration Form - please retu​rn to kpascoe@essatownship.on.ca 

We are encouraging residents of Essa t​o take part in this annual challenge as a great way to give back to the Community and help our local food banks (Angus and Thornton Branches)

The competition in​​​cludes:

Grow a Row and Share A Row - Who can share the most produce from your "shared row"? Items from ​​​your shared row are to be donated to the Angus and Thornton foodbanks who will keep a running tally. The winner will be crowned Essa'a Top Gardener!

There will also be a pr​​ize for the gardener who grows the most unique and one of a kind fruit or vegetable!

We ask our competitors to share pictures of their g​​arden as it bl​ooms by e-mailing kpascoe@essatownship.on.ca - Pictures will be posted on our social media outlets along the way. We can't wait to see your gardens!

Also stay tuned for gardeningg tips and tricks from our local friends such as the NVCA!

The rules a​re easy:

  • Produce must be grown​ in your garden - not purchased!

  • All Yields must be received​ by either of the foodbanks no later than October 1, 2021.

  • And most importantly let's have some fun!!

For more information call M​ayor Macdonald at 705-424-6844 or 705-424-5511, or Krista Pascoe  at 705-424-9770 ext. 116.

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