Victoria News – Neighbours fear losing field to a community garden

by Geoff McLean on February 18, 2013

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The idea of a community garden on a parcel of land behind Saanich Commonwealth Place doesn’t sit well for some area residents.

Geoff McLean‘s insight:

The question is; what IS the best use of this land?  Recreational use by a larger group of people, or agricultural use by a smaller group? Community gardens are valuable for local food security as well as providing recreation (of a sort) and excercise.  We can’t, however, overlook the need for free greenspace for unstructured activities (like fetch with Fido).  Hmmm, this field is very close to Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park, almost 450 hectares of park system including lots of places to walk the dog. What do YOU think?

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Geoff McLean

Geoff is an established real estate professional whose years of experience have earned him numerous awards and accolades. He has been one of the top Re/Max Realtors in the Victoria (BC) area since 1990, a Victoria Real Estate Board MLS Gold Award winner for more than a decade, and has won many other awards over the years. What do these awards mean to you? They mean that Geoff works hard and that he produces consistently. He is well connected in the industry and in the community.

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