Groundswell Community Greenhouse and Garden’s Membership Benefits
Membership is one of the best and easiest ways for you to support food sustainability in the valley and through that do your small part to help with climate change.
Your Membership provides Groundswell with essential cash flow which allows us to offer our school and public gardening education programs, support the Food Bank, and increase the amount of fresh produce available in the valley.
By creating more knowledgeable gardeners and more gardens, you are investing in both the physical and mental health of the people who live in the Columbia Valley.
There are 2 Membership Options for you to choose from — REGULAR and PREMIUM
REGULAR Membership – $25/year for 2023
Your REGULAR membership provides you many benefits:
A. Discounts on Garden and Food related workshops
Groundswell offers a wide variety of workshops throughout the year. Your membership offers you an approximate 20% discount when you purchase your tickets on the web site – groundswellnetwork.ca/events.
B. Be first in the know – you’ll be on our mailing list and receive info on upcoming events.
C. Newsletter – Members receive a monthly copy and annual summary of Groundswell’s news and gardening tips
D. Community Garden Bed Rental – membership is required to be eligible to rent a community garden bed
E. Volunteer Opportunities – Loads of fun in joining this community of gardens to do tasks you really enjoy with like-minded people and learn while you work.
F. Member’s Celebration event – An invitation to the annual members and volunteer social get together in the garden
Groundswell PREMIUM Membership – $55/year for 2023
Your Premium Membership comes with all the privileges of a Regular Membership plus your membership card with QR code to access ongoing discounts. Your PreMIUM Membership pays you back within a couple of months.
A. A 10% Home Hardware discount on all your gardening needs. This will be a big help in growing the abundance and comfort of your garden in 2023.
The discount includes everything for your garden: soils and amendments, seeds, plants, bulbs, garden tools, garden ornaments, garden furniture, pots, etc.
*Not valid with any other discounts (not a stackable discount).
*Only valid for in-store shopping not valid online.
*To access the discount you must show your Groundswell Membership card at the time of purchase.
*Prepurchases can be phoned in and curb side pickup used.
B. A hardy 4” Groundswell plant grown in our greenhouse – value $7.00
Available to you during the Groundswell Plant sale – your choice of a variety of tomatoes, peppers, cabbage, squash, etc.
C. Your Own Garden Journal
Track your garden story. A Journal filled with helpful tips, places to record, and forms for tracking your garden successes.
D. Discount on Plants and Merchandise.
Enjoy a 10% discount on all Groundswell plants, seeds and other merchandise.
NOTE: this does not include produce.
E. Discounts on Educational Garden Tours (in addition to workshops)
Groundswell offers approximately 4 Garden Tours through the valley during the growing season. The Premium Membership offers you approximately 20% discount when you purchase your tickets on the web site – groundswellnetwork.ca/events.
F. Other valley discounts will be available from time to time and you will always be notified.
G. All regular membership benefits including…
Member’s Celebration event – An invitation to the annual members and volunteer social get together in the garden.
Together we are building a healthier community!
Note: Your application will be responded to immediately. Premium Members will be asked to pick up their Membership card and Garden Journal at the Greenhouse. Call or check on line first to confirm hours of operation.
Special Interests: When you become a member of Groundswell what are you hoping for? What is important to you? Please share your thoughts/ideas on what is important to you. Ideas and feedback are appreciated – firstname.lastname@example.org
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