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It goes a long way.

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How We Reward You

For each hour of time you donate, you’ll get a $1 “Garden Bucks” coupon to spend at the Food Hub. You will also receive an invitation to the end-of-season luncheon celebration and free coffee and tea while on site.

Volunteer With Us

We need you! At Abbey Gardens, we aim to provide a volunteering experience that is both enjoyable and effective. We’re flexible and will work with your schedule, your passions and your talents to provide a fulfilling and productive experience.

Our program started in the gardens in 2010 and has expanded to include opportunities in the following areas:

  • planting, weeding and harvesting
  • Food Hub support
  • pony pals (work with our Ojibwe horses)
  • support Community Living in the gardens
  • children’s programming
  • youth leadership training
  • homeschool program
  • tours and hikes
  • events.


Renew your membership from last year or join today and receive the following benefits at Abbey Gardens:


  • 2022 membership calendar 
  • Monthly perks and discounts on products in the Hub, event tickets, registration fees, and more!
  • 10% discount at the Food Hub on most products*
  • Special member events and offers throughout the year

2022 memberships available now! To renew or sign up for a membership, visit us in person at the Food Hub during regular business hours. Memberships are $40 and are valid for the calendar year. 

*Excluding sale items.


Job Opportunities

We’re currently hiring for a variety of opportunities. Click the links below to view the job descriptions and application information!

2023 Full Time Opportunities

Food Hub Manager

Chef & Kitchen Manager

Sous Chef

2023 Seasonal Opportunities

Garden Assistant

Into The Blue Food Truck & Event Staff


Find us at 1012 Garden Gate Drive, Haliburton,ON.   705.754.GROW (4769)
We’re always looking for youth interested in making a difference in their community.
Whether you’re looking to volunteer once or get involved with a regular role, we have something for you! Volunteering with us is a great way to gain skills in gardening, ecology, education, livestock care and retail management all while gaining your Community Service Hours. Browse the volunteer roles above to find the one that's right for you or check out our Leaders In Training program below- exclusively for youth!

Leaders in Training (LIT) Program

Experience the fun of camp while learning leadership skills through our Leaders in Training (LIT) program! Work alongside an experienced educator to deliver camp programs this season. LIT's practice their skills by leading games, crafts and activities and shadowing education staff during camp programs.  A hands-on opportunity to cultivate self-awareness, communication and cooperation skills all while getting community service hours.
What makes our Leaders in Training program so unique? A one-of-a-kind opportunity to participate in a 3 hour professional development session during an orientation day prior to your camp experience....with our horses! Working with our ponies and experienced trainers, LIT's complete activities with our ponies designed to help identify leadership styles, gain confidence and learn appropriate assertiveness. The orientation day is held on Friday June 30th from 9:30am-4:30pm. Cost is $50 per person (includes lunch).
Our Leaders in Training program is perfect for youth ages 15-17.
To get started, submit a cover letter and resume to Irene Heaven, irene@abbeygardens.ca by June 16th. Cover letter should express why you'd like to take part in this program, as well as the camp(s) you'd like to assist with and the dates you're available. Please note that you must attend the orientation day to participate in our Leaders in Training Program. See our CAMP BROCHURE for a list of camps to choose from.