On January 16, the Scaling- up Rescue Project, in conjunction with Sharing Abundance and Quest Food Exchange, served a lunch for 30 seniors at St Agnes Church in North Vancouver. The purpose of the collaboration was to demonstrate how Community Organizations can use rescued food to produce a nutritious meals for their clients. Rescued salmon… Read More
Archives for January 2015
On Nov. 25th, the EGP brought together ~ 40 municipal government staff from across the North Shore, to hear a panel speak on planning for sustainable food systems. The event was part of a two-year project funded by the Real Estate Foundation of BC, to support implementation of the North Shore Food Charter. Further details!
Saturday, March 7th, 11am-1pm | North Shore Neigbourhood House Inman Room Kick off the gardening season with our annual seed swap! Come on out and bring some seeds to exchange, meet fellow gardeners, and connect with resources in your community! Seed -saving workshop prior to the event. Mark your calendars. More details to follow!
The South Capilano Community Garden is recruiting a Garden Co-ordinator for the 2015 season! This is a rewarding volunteer position that will suit someone that is self-motivated, organized, and dedicated to making a difference in their local community. Click here for a more detailed job description, and email Emily @ EdibleGardenProject.com if you are interested.
The North Shore Community Garden Society is looking for new board members to help us continue promoting and expanding community gardens on the North Shore. For more information about our work and gardens, please visit http://www.northshorecommunitygardensociety.ca/. The election of new board members will occur at our AGM, on Feb 3, 2015. If you have questions about this… Read More
Gord Trousdell, teacher at West Vancouver Secondary and passionate instructor in bee keeping and urban gardening has been diagnosed with a terminal brain cancer. Below is a link to donate to a fund to support his family. http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fundraiser/trousdell-family-support-fund/285784#.VLW_vm5ZFaa.facebook
Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Growing new farmers! The Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School is a new collaboration between the Tsawwassen First Nation and the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen University. The Kwantlen Institute for Sustainable Food System is interested in systemic change around our local and global food systems. Cognizant of the… Read More
The North Shore Neighbourhood House’s Edible Garden Project is hiring! We’re recruiting a Community Coordinator to work in a dynamic environment mobilizing our community to grow and share fresh local produce. They’ll work with over 400 volunteers each year in our Sharing Gardens and farms, build food growing skills and capacity in the community, grow and collect… Read More