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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 […]

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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, […]

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Teacher’s Thoughts on School Garden Program

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 […]

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Family Friendly Workbees

WORKBEES FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES! We love getting kids out to the farm and into our gardens. Help us spread the word about some upcoming Family-Friendly Workbees.Imagine how much more fun weeding will be when we are surrounded by the joyful enthusiasm of youngsters. The family-friendly workbees this summer will be like our regular workbees […]

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Farm to Feast Tickets on Sale!

We’re so excited to have the 2015 Farm to Feast dinner coming up on August 6th! Mark your calendars, and buy your tickets soon – we sold out quickly last year. This year we’re adding a fourth course to the menu, and we’re excited to that Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Blue Goose, and Hawkers Organics will […]