Take Our Local Gardener Survey!

Can you spare a few minutes?

Nourish is working with two students from the Trent Community Research Centre to gain some more information about local gardeners. Whether you grow in a community garden, in your front or backyard, or your boulevard, we would like to hear from you! 

If you are willing to spare a few minutes of your time, please select the link below based on where you garden, it will lead you to a short online survey, and give you the opportunity to with the be entered in a draw to win a gardening gift basket. The questions relate to your experience as a community or backyard/sidewalk gardener, and the data will be kept anonymous.

Are you a local Community Gardener? Please click on the link to take our Community Garden Survey

Local Home Gardener? Please fill out this Back or Front yard/ Boulevard Garden Survey

 garden headerWe are collecting this data for Nourish, to assess the social value of community  members growing their own food, and to determine the best method of measuring and keeping track of your garden's progress. This research will be used to expand our understanding of the impacts gardening has on the lives of community members in Peterborough, and to encourage more people to become involved in gardening practices in the future.


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Questions about the Research Project? 

Our names are Abby Sparling and Jennifer Boesche, and we are undergraduate students working under the supervision of Professor Stephanie Rutherford at the Trent Community Research Centre conducting research for Nourish Peterborough. Thank you for your time, if you have any further questions about the community garden research please contact abigailsparling@trentu.ca. If you have any questions about the yard/boulevard garden research please contact jenniferboesche@trentu.ca, and if you have any concerns about this research please contact Stephanie Rutherford at srutherford@trentu.ca.