April 25, 2017 Since its inception, the Edible Garden Project has been distilled comfortably and naturally into three words; farm, share, teach. When I first started working at the EGP and I asked the team to describe the EGP and they echoed the words “we farm, we share, we teach” (and not necessarily in that […]
Join us for another season of the Community Markets at Loutet Farm! We love this collaboration with community volunteers that coordinate monthly markets at Loutet Farm to showcase local artisans and crafters. It’s a great addition to our Saturday Farm Gate Sales, so a big thank you to the team of volunteers that makes this […]
The District of North Vancouver Mayor and Council are reviewing a bylaw to allow backyard hens! They’d love your feedback, so please take a moment to share! Click on the “Draft domestic hens bylaw now” link at the bottom of the page to provide your feedback!
We’re excited to offer two openings at our social enterprise farms, Farmer and Farm-hand, for the start of the 2017 season. Please see the job descriptions and eligibility requirements are listed below, and please share widely with your networks! Farmer Job Description – click to download Farm Hand Job Description – click to download Applications […]
Looking for an opportunity to experience a season in a community engaged food growing space? Dreaming of starting a small farm and not sure where to start? We’re looking for outstanding and inspired candidates for our volunteer intern team at Loutet Farm and the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden. Please help spread the word to any […]
Garden Season Kickoff: Seed Swap, Knowledge Sharing and Community Gathering When: Saturday, March 18th, 10—3pm. Where: 3rd Floor Program Room, North Vancouver City Library This ain’t just a seed swap! We are gathering to share inspiration and learning about growing resilient gardens. New and experienced gardeners are invited to join us at the Garden Season Kickoff, for the full […]
Are you or someone you know passionate about teaching young students in the garden? Want to join a great team working to get students out of the classroom and into school gardens across the North Shore? We’re hiring an Education Coordinator. See the attached job description and please share widely. Posting closes January 18, 2017. Download […]
Last week CBC’s Early Edition picked up on the great work and student enthusiasm at the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden. You can read the article or listen to the interview here.
Colleen MacDonald is the new manager of the Edible Garden Project at the North Shore Neighbourhood House. Colleen was raised on the North Shore and continues to call this beautiful part of our city home. She is a passionate plant-lover and her career has been rooted in horticulture, nature, and our environment. For many years […]
Hosted at the North Vancouver City Library. Join local experts from the Edible Gardening Project to learn how to best prepare your garden for the winter months, and what to plant now for a spring harvest. Where: North Vancouver City Library, 120 W. 14th Street, 3rd Floor Program Room All are welcome. Free. Registration required. Register here!