Around 100 attend open house for Jardin Éducatif
Article published on 10 August 2022
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Roughly 100 people attended the annual barbeque hosted by the Jardin Éducatif du Pontiac yesterday (August 9). CHIP 101.9 spoke with the garden’s director Martin Riopel about what they had been up to over the summer.

Riopel pointed to some of the changes that they had made to the grounds this year, including expanding the garden and adding shelters and a garage. He added that they were planning to add gravel to the parking lot in the future.

He said that while Pontiac MNA André Fortin wasn’t able to attend in person, he did end up making a $5,000 donation to the program.

The full interview with Riopel (6m55) is available here.

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