SIFE Brandon Prepares New Location for Green Futures North Urban Farm

May 1, 2012

Brandon, MB — On May 5, 2012 beginning at 9 a.m., the SIFE Brandon team will prepare the new Green Futures North end location to be officially launched on May 12, 2012. This preparation will include transferring 85 garden beds built by the team during the past two years to the North End location, on 100 Stickney Avenue, and then filling them with soil to get them ready for planting during the May long weekend.

These garden beds will serve as an urban farm to provide families with the opportunity to grow and sell their own fresh produce and to help generate extra income. Working with Samaritan House, SIFE Brandon has identified 60 families who could benefit most from these gardens. Samaritan House also intends to use 10 of these garden beds to grow fresh produce for the Food Bank.

Anyone wishing to volunteer at this event is asked to please contact one of the SIFE members listed below. The SIFE Brandon team thanks the community in advance for its help and support in making this possible.

SIFE is an International non-profit organization that brings together the leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. Founded in 1975, SIFE has active programs on more than 1,500 college and university campuses in 39 countries. Through projects that improve the lives of people worldwide, the university students, academic professionals and industry leaders who participate in SIFE are demonstrating that individuals with a knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change. For more information, contact SIFE Canada at 1-416-304-1566 or visit acecanada.ca
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For more information, please contact:

Candace Claeys
President-SIFE Brandon
claeys.candace@gmail.com
204-573-2331

Tyler Lane
Vice President of Marketing
tyler@tlanelabs.com
204-724-2651