Do you have a flair for design and a passion for growing food in the Arctic? The Iqaluit Community Greenhouse Society is hosting a t-shirt design contest and we need your entries!

Categories: 10 years and under; over 10 years
Prizes: a 2017/18 Iqaluit greenhouse membership, and a t-shirt with your winning design!

Design requirements

  • Submit a design no larger than 8.5 x 11 inches (letter sized).
  • Design should have a white background.
  • No more than two colours should be used. Bonus if they are colours from the ICGS logo.
  • Try to avoid using text, if possible. Let your picture speak for itself!

Not sure what to draw? Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Growing food
  • Planting seeds
  • Food security
  • Greenhouses in the snow
  • Harvest

If you’re a student and your teacher is helping to coordinate entries, please submit to your teacher, who will forward to the ICGS Board. If you are not a student, please submit your entry by email.

The submission deadline is May 15, so hurry!

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In an attempt to cover the cost of purchasing additional soil for this year’s growing season, we will be holding our second trivia night of the year next week.  Come out to the Kickin’ Caribou Pub at the Hotel Arctic on Wednesday, July 2 starting at 7 PM.  It’s the day after Canada Day, so brush up on your Canuck trivia and wear your best red and white.

It’s only $5 to enter per person – bring your friends and make a team.  You never know what prizes you might be able to win!