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Seedy Saturday Highlights: an exciting season kickoff

  Just want to share some brief highlights from our recent seedy event. Thanks to all the folks who volunteered to make it extraordinary. Couldn’t be more pleased than to start the season thinking about gardens from an indigenous perspective: Senaqwila shared stories and experience to a captivated room. Senaqwila is the third generation in her […]


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 […]

Randy beans with students

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, […]

kids pumpkins

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 […]


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 […]


New Sharing Garden Build

Anyone up for helping move soil and other materials to help start a new sharing garden? Join Leslie for a shift: 9:30AM-12PM    1PM-4PM You can listen to podcasts and dream up schemes for a late-start garden. RSVP: