News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Department of Health and the Grow.Eat.Save Programme has partnered with the Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to launch an initiative to encourage residents and organisations to start their own gardens to help address food insecurity and promote healthier living.

To that end, the partnership has unveiled the Bermuda Parish Garden Competition 2022 with the theme ‘Let’s grow together.’ The categories are School Garden, Community Garden, Non-Traditional Garden, Small Garden and Large Garden.

Registration must take place by 22 September at The contest will begin on September 23 and ends on November 25. 

Entrants must submit photos of their gardens between 21 and 25 November. Chaplin Dr Kevin Santucci will hold a free 8-week gardening workshop for anyone wishing to boost their gardening skills.

Minister of Health Kim Wilson, stated: “Gardening is rewarding in many ways. It is an entertaining and healthy hobby that many in Bermuda enjoy. I look forward to seeing the photos of our local gardens and what Bermuda is growing. I want to thank Chaplin Dr Kevin Santucci and everyone involved in this exciting project.”