Come out Monday from 1 pm to 4 pm to see what’s happening in the greenhouse! Ask questions about our new greenhouse technologies and learn about some of the produce we’re growing. See you there! 

Come down and see what we have to buy! Homemade crafts and goodies for Thanksgiving. We’re here until 4!

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Have you heard the news? We’re hosting a fall fair on Thanksgiving weekend!

Do you bake? Make delicious jams and jellies? If you create wonderful foods, preserves, tasty things and crafts, and would like to sell your goodies, please contact us to reserve a table for only $20.

We may not have had a harvest this year in the greenhouse, but we can still celebrate this bountiful season. Come and check out all the repairs we’ve made to the greenhouse this year. We’ll see you on Saturday, October 8!

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Come out tonight to harvest the rest of this season’s bounty! We look forward to seeing you there!

We will be needing volunteers in the coming weeks to help close down the greenhouse for the year. Please keep an eye on this page for more info.

Yesterday, Nunavut’s MP Leona Aglukkaq met with several of the Iqaluit Community Greenhouse Society’s board members to discuss upcoming projects and connect the ICGS with some agricultural innovators. Developments in northern agriculture are occurring at unprecedented rates and we are poised to take advantage of many new technologies in the near future.

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In perhaps an even further exciting development, it was discovered that our carrots are ready for harvest. Come out today at 5 to see what else is ready!

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Just a reminder of tomorrow’s regularly scheduled harvest at 5 PM. We expect there to be loads of produce, including peas, kale, Swiss chard, lettuce and more! See you there…

Don’t forget…it’s our regularly scheduled harvest day. See you just after 5!

Welcome to August and (knock on wood!) a bit of summer once more!

With the sun shining brightly, we’ll have to remember to check on the greenhouse to ensure the plants are being watered sufficiently. If you have signed up for the Operations Subcommittee, now’s your time to shine! Sign up for the watering schedule so we can take advantage of the sunshine and kickstart our new plants.

On a more serious note, please ensure that both the front and back doors are closed and locked securely once you leave the greenhouse. If you are having trouble getting the doors to lock, please speak to a board member or let us know via email as soon as possible.

As there has been slower growth with our lettuce crops, we will not be holding today’s supplementary greens harvest. We apologize for the inconvenience, but will see you on Monday, August 10 for our regularly scheduled work party/harvest.

Yesterday, we chatted with APTN’s Kent Driscoll about growing food in Iqaluit. Keep an eye on APTN News in the coming daysΒ for his report!

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With a bit more water and sunshine, our lettuce crops will be ready for another harvest!

Even with the dreary weather in Iqaluit these past few weeks, our plants are thriving! To ensure that we get maximum productivity from all of our plants – primarily our greens – we will be holding additional harvests to keep the lettuce, spinach and kale healthy and happy. That means you can pick fresh food at the greenhouse every four days!

Our Google Calendar will be updated shortly to reflect the additional harvest parties. We realize that this may not last all summer, so always check the calendar for the most up to date events.

Don’t forget…we will be harvesting tomorrow from 5 PM to 7 PM. See you at the greenhouse to celebrate Nunavut Day!

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We may not be growing something as spectacular as this flowered Canadian flag, but we think growing our own food in the arctic is still a pretty Canadian thing to do. Come on out to the greenhouse on Canada Day starting at 3 PM. This could be our first harvest of the summer!