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 […]
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: February 3rd, 2017! Program details and application instructions are available in this PDF document. If you have any questions about the program or the […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sutherland Farm Club students admire the radishes and spinach they are growing under a hoop house. The Sutherland Farm and Garden Club meets on a weekly basis to learn about growing food and to teach us at the EGP how to have fun.
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, […]
EGP School Garden Program Participant Teacher Susan: Susan Mont is a Grade 5 teacher at Queen Mary Elementary School in North Vancouver. She loves the school garden program (previously called FedUp) and the value it adds to her teaching. The lesson plans and activities are easy to follow, complete, and connect to the curriculum, and make teaching […]