Sowing the seeds of community in Square Queen

Sowing the seeds of community in Square Queen
(Photo : Courtesy Claude Charron)

By Gordon Lambie

A work bee took place last Saturday to prepare new garden beds at the Square Queen public space in Lennoxville. The event drew a number of volunteers, including tenants from the Mon Shack supervised housing resource and other members of the community.
“It was such a nice day; it was perfect,” said Josée Parent, Executive Director of Mon Shack, who said that her organization was approached about getting involved by Anne-Sophie Demers, who coordinates the space through Commerce Sherbrooke. “I thought the idea was just amazing because it is something created by, for, and with the community, which are the same values we have at Mon Shack,” she shared.
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