Community Minds Grow Gardens

Addressing food insecurity and social issues in the African Canadian Communities

The Unmet Need in the African Canadian Community

Food Insecurity

Lack of accessibility to land and equipment

Lack of Experience and knowledge of Canadian farming techniques

Insufficient time and resources to grow their own food, including the fruits and vegetables they miss the most from home

Disconnection from their farming traditions and broken-down social ties

Declining community spirit to work together

Our Journey so far

This season’s crops

Our Community Blogs


Mulmur Garden is now open

Members can grow the food that they miss from home with support from our garden advisors

You may be surprised to learn that some of the most common vegetables on your shopping list can be easily re-grown from scraps.

See exactly how you can regrow carrots, ginger, garlic, and lettuce in this article by Gemma Prince (the link below will open another website).

The recipe of the month is this yummy butternut squash soup is made with just three ingredients. Ideal for those evenings when you need to get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Credit: EatingWell, Carolyn Hodges (the link below will open another website).

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We welcome your thoughts, questions, and suggestions. Please message us using the form below and we shall get back to you as soon as possible. You can also contact us directly via email at We look forward to hearing from you.

-The Community Garden Team.

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