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And the award goes to….

Leslie! On May 4th the City of North Vancouver hosted its annual celebration for the City’s Youth Awards. “The Civic Youth Awards Program recognizes youth between the ages of 10-24 years for noteworthy achievements and contributions to the community.” This year Leslie, the EGP’s Community Coordinator, won the Outstanding Supporter of Youth Award. Here is […]

queen mary sharing gardeners weighing the produce; they had many record-breaking weeks with 80 lbs plus.

a labrinth of questions: season’s end reflections on sharing the bounty

Sometimes asking a lot of questions feels like wandering. I love those questions that don’t have immediate answers. Or when you are deep in a questioning mood and the answers that seem so certain at first, shift in new light. Sometimes my questions loop around in tangles–not a path to clarity it seems, or sometimes they […]

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We Need Perennial Plants

we need perennial plants:  We are re-establishing the food forest at Queen Mary Community Garden (it’s an urban orchard based on a permaculture design with edible weeds, herbs, medicinal plants and fruiting shrubs and trees). We could use your self-seeded perennials, extra seedlings and divisions.   Please drop them off, potted and labeled, the week […]