We will be covering the theme of urban farming, particularly how municipal policies and innovative community projects are helping to expand urban and foster sustainable food supplies. The following presenters are confirmed: *Alex Kurnicki, City of North Vancouver–Introduce policies aimed at increasing farming and a stronger local food system *Karen Morton, EcoUrbia Network–Discuss the proposed Klee Wyck… Read More
Edible Garden Project
The North Shore Sharing Gardens Model Leads to Dignified Food Access – From the BC Food Security Gateway The Edible Garden Project mentors community members to grow food and balances donating and selling their produce affordably to local community agencies. “I get the most out of how excited the community is about this work.” says… Read More
This innovative project will provide fresh local produce to the community, while enriching the educational experience at Sutherland Secondary School through the construction of an on-site market garden and outdoor classroom. We have a whole bunch of volunteer days (workbees) scheduled from March 9th-22nd. During these workbees volunteers will help us build raised beds, fill them… Read More
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 Edible Garden Project has put together a guide on starting a food garden on strata land.
Harvesting and snacking on carrots at the Edible Garden Project’s Fed Up program – North Van. World Food Day – Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth The October 16, 2014 World Food Day theme, “Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth” was chosen to recognize the importance of family farming… Read More
Announcing the ‘Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden’ fundraising campaign by the Edible Garden Project. Take a moment to check it out on Indiegogo. Get perks, make a contribution, or simply follow updates. If enough of us get behind it, we can make ‘Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden’ happen! The Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden will have an outdoor… Read More
Municipal elections are coming up! Are you interested in local food policy? Volunteer with us to coordinate all-candidates debates focused on the local food system, develop questions for our Food Issues survey to all candidates, and more! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to get involved.
The Edible Garden Project has arranged a Seedy Saturday! Join us to exchange or buy organic seeds, vegetable seedlings, strawberry plants, and composted manure. Meet local seed growers, check out the Seed Library, and learn to save your own seeds. When: Saturday March 1st, 2014 1pm-3pm Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Inman Room – 225 East 2nd… Read More