Grand Potager is a consortium not-for-profit organization with a seven-member board, and five corporate members. This number will grow considerably following a membership drive once the proposed pilot project is underway. Considering the support the individual partner organizations receive in Verdun, and the enthusiasm for Grand Potager in particular, membership is estimated at 25 individual members and 10 corporate members. The projects outlined in the pilot will serve an estimated 100 participants of all ages.
Grand Potager has been received with considerable enthusiasm by the community and community partners.
By creating an Urban Agriculture Resource Centre at the Verdun Greenhouses, the Grand Potager will become a vector for creating positive social, environmental and economic relationships by uniting the innovating projects surrounding food security and vegetable gardening under one roof.
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As a result, Grand Potager will provide a direct and tangible benefit to the Food Security of the residents of Verdun and improve the resiliency of the Verdun community as a whole.