Atelier 2 - Jardinage 101

Press Release: Gardening 101 – AGRIVA March 4, 2019

Immediate Release
March 4th, 2019


Hearst, Ontario — The Economic Development Department is offering its second workshop this year on March 25th. The participants will learn the basics of gardening as this new workshop will be: Gardening 101. The Gardening Workshop Series is offered in partnership with the Porcupine Health Unit, Hearst Economic Development and Agriva Group. The workshop will be held at Inovo Centre at 523 Route 11 East and will begin at 6:30 pm. It will be held in French with the opportunity to participate in a bilingual manner. As usual, the workshop is free and everyone is welcome.

A new speaker joins the Agriva team for this workshop where the participants will learn the steps to successfully start gardening. “We are happy to welcome Mme Sylvie Hamel Gosselin within the Agriva speakers.” says Julie Roy, Agriva Coordinator and Development Officer for the Town of Hearst. She adds, “Our first workshop this year was a great success and people are asking for more! We are very lucky to have all these great gardeners and speakers who are willing to share their experience with the participants.”

This second workshop will present the basic principles of gardening to equip all those wishing to start in this field. As usual, the format of the presentation allows interaction between the speaker and the participants and so all have the chance to ask questions and leave with a new range of knowledge. Since the beginning of the workshops, many topics have been discussed and there is a real exchange between the speaker and the participants, but also between the participants themselves. Although the Gardening 101 workshop is designed for beginners, everyone is invited to participate, even experienced gardeners.


For more information or to register:

Julie Roy
Development officer
Hearst Economic Development
Tel: 705 372-2839


Hearst Economic Development is the mandatory body of local economic development for the Town of Hearst. Its mission is to facilitate the growth of local businesses, to offer support to individual and collective entrepreneurship and too actively promote the Town of Hearst attractiveness in order to entice new businesses.