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2016 Farm to Feast Tickets now on sale!

We’re so excited to have the 2016 Farm to Feast dinner coming up on August 18th! Mark your calendars, and buy your tickets soon – we sold out quickly last year. This year we’re expanding the event and featuring four courses from Grand Boulevard neighbourhood chef Erik Smith of S’Wich Cafe and Blvd. Bistro. This […]

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2016 Telus Day of Giving @ Loutet Farm

On what was quite possibly the wettest and coldest May 28th on record, some 150 Telus employees came out to Loutet Farm last Saturday to lend a hand, and celebrate Telus’s donation of a new hoop house to Loutet Farm. What a day it was!  These hardy folks braved the downpour to help out with […]

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Kristi, on growing community

I first learned about the EGP when I saw the blog post about Heather Johnstone’s departure and Emily’s moving into the role of manager back in the summer of 2013.  I was doing contract work and hoping to move more toward urban agriculture work (having been working with larger farmers on climate change adaptation previously). […]

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Calling all Vendors!

Calling all Vendors – Loutet Community Markets 2015 Pilot  Do you or someone you know grow fresh local produce, or have a local food business that needs another opportunity to reach your customer base? We are happy to be offering an expanded community market for select dates this summer. This exciting pilot project will introduce the […]

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Funding for Implementing the North Shore Food Charter Principles

Do you have an idea for a small project that helps bring the North Shore Food Charter to life? Vancouver Coastal Health is offering small grants for community projects to implement the Food Charter’s principles of health, equity and access; environmental responsibility, government leadership and collaboration and food culture and education. The purpose of this […]

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Loutet Farm Year In Review

2014 was another amazing year at Loutet Farm.  With sold-out markets, beautiful produce, and great events, we’re on-track to meet our financial and social goals!  Check out this brief Year-In-Review we put together. Thank you for supporting our growing social enterprise! Click below to read or download the publication.

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EGP 2015 North Shore Garden Calendars for Sale!

Have you ever wished you had a calendar to remind you of important gardening dates, help you plan a succession planting plan, and provide timely garden tips each month? We’ve created one with planting dates we’ve used for years in our Sharing Gardens and at Loutet Farm, plus tips and tricks we’ve learned along the […]

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Planning for Sustainable Food Systems Panel Discussion

  This past Tuesday, Nov. 25th, we 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. […]