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Community cupboard with unperishable donations is placed among the trees of the food forest on the church lawn.

St. Michael and All Angels in London has developed a food forest on the on the lawns of the church. 

With lots of green space on the property, it made great sense to begin a vegetable garden in our boulevard, plant beans and squash by the front fence, and plant fruit trees by the side driveway. 

The fruit trees work in harmony with a collection of herbs planted at the base, which means no pesticides will be used. Produce has been enjoyed by neighbours and our friends at Ark Aid.

This is all in conjunction with our Community Cupboard that is available to the neighbourhood on a 24/7 basis, “Take What  You Need, Leave What You Can.“ Many folks come out every two weeks to make brown bag lunches that are distributed at Ark Aid.  Our parishioners have rallied as we reach out to the broader community and share our abundance. If you are in the neighbourhood, please feel free to bring unperishable donations and place them in the cupboard.

Jean Doyle