What a Special Day for Wildwood!

Harvest Festival, Little Free Library Dedication and

Water Spiral Project Dedication

Saturday, Sept. 27th, 2014

Thank you to all who braved the drizzle and chilly temperatures to enjoy the delightful entertainment, fantastic local food and handcrafted goods at the Harvest Festival at the Community Garden! It was a joy to witness the dedications of the two new additions to our neighbourhood – the Little Free Library and the Water Spiral Project!

Much gratitude goes to the following people and groups:

The Farmers:

The Artists:

  • Lane Shordee (http://laneshordee.wordpress.com) and Michelena Bamford (http://wolfwillowstudio.ca) for their dedication and creativity in the completion of the Water Spiral Project! We are appreciative of the water catchment qualities as well as the interesting design!
  • Miller Gee for his financial contribution to the Little Free Library (http://littlefreelibrary.org); Charles Laberge for his construction skills; and Miller and his friends for decorating it!
  • Anni Christina of Earthworker (https://www.etsy.com/se-en/shop/EarthWorker) for her handsewn and comfortable-to-wear outdoor work gear and hats!
  • Melanie of Full Bloom Herbals (http://www.fullbloomherbals.com) for her lovely line of natural health care products.
  • Melanie from the Calgary Public Library who put together a fantastic collection of books we could check out!

The Musicians:

  • Hot Timalis for their lively mix of warm and happy sounds!
  • I Am The Mountain for their smooth and inspiring lyrics!
  • Paul Millar for his lively and family friendly performance!

The food and drink providers:

  • Sidewalk Citizen (http://sidewalkcitizenbakery.com)
  • Little Monday Cafe
  • Calgary Urban Harvest Project for the use of the apple cider press AND TO ALL THE HARVESTERS OF APPLES!
  • Saachi Deshpande and Lindsay Smith for their refreshment stand treats and the donation of $100! (The rhubarb refresher and lemon cupcakes were very yummy!)
  • The chickens borrowed from Dr. Blessing, veterinarian, and her daughters, Emily and Monique!

Thank you to all the gardeners who worked hard to make the garden look so beautiful, to all the volunteers in the community who helped during the day, and to the volunteers from Youth Central for set up and take down!

See you next year!

Carolyn Smith

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