logo for Esquimalt Community Gardens Society was designed in 2010 by
a local artist and resident of Esquimalt, Juan Ramirez. The logo
represents diversity, sustainability and unity.
is illustrated in the logo using different house sizes, while the
asymmetry of a house roof highlights the inequality of skills and
inequality of access to fresh produce experienced by members of the
community. The Society works
towards reducing inequality by providing residents with a space to
grow food and develop skills through a series of workshops and
community events throughout the year.
different shades of green represent a variety of sustainable
practices, such as composting and organic mulching, that are strongly
encouraged by the Society. This is important in working towards
developing a sustainable and healthy community in Esquimalt.
stems are central in the logo and they illustrate community growth
and unity. They
also highlight the important role that community gardens have in
developing community relationships.