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Edible Garden Education Program (EGEP) updates

It has been exactly 2 months since my Education Coordinator position started and I have already learned so much! I’m happy to say that I have experienced the wonderful community that surrounds EGP at events like Seedy Saturday, and I can already tell that this growing season is going to be amazing. The current Edible […]

2017 Volunteer Farm Internship

We’re looking for outstanding candidates for our volunteer internship program hosted at Loutet Farm and the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden. Please help spread the word to any who may be interested! DEADLINE: April 14, 2017!  Program details and application instructions are available in this PDF document. If you have any questions about the program or […]

2017 Seedy Saturday: Garden Season Kick Off

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 […]

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We’re Hiring! – Education Coordinator

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 […]

Urban Homesteading Series: Growing Garlic and Winterizing Your Garden with the Edible Gardening Project

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!

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Volunteer Orientation – School Garden Program

The EGP School Garden Program is looking for volunteers to help teach students how to grow food. We teach students in schools with gardens all around the North Shore and need your help. Interested Volunteers: Attend the orientation and fill out the appropriate paperwork. Attending the orientation is not a commitment to volunteering, but if you’d like to work with students in our school gardens, please […]

Shakespeare in the Garden

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden, the Bard himself will be hosting “Shakespeare in the Garden,” on Wednesday, June 15th, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event will feature quotes, recitations and readings from William Shakespeare and other illustrious authors who have waxed eloquent on all things horticultural, as […]

Rescheduled: Volunteer Orientation for EGP School Program

This event has been rescheduled from March 4th, 2016 to April 6th, 2016. ————————— Like teaching kids?  Like growing food?  On Wednesday, April 6th from 12:30-2:30pm @ Loutet Farm, we’ll be hosting another orientation for community members interested in volunteering with our school garden program. Come to the orientation and learn about our education programs […]

Help Teach Kids to Grow Food

The EGP School Garden program is looking for volunteers to help teach students how to grow food. We teach over 600 students in eight schools around the North Shore and need your help. School Garden Orientation:  Attend the orientation and learn how to facilitate many of the wonderful hands-on garden activities we do with our students.  Fill out some paperwork, […]