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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 […]

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 […]

Randy beans with students

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 […]

2016 Farm to Feast Tickets now on sale!

We’re so excited to have the 2016 Farm to Feast dinner coming up on August 18th! Mark your calendars, and buy your tickets soon – we sold out quickly last year. This year we’re expanding the event and featuring four courses from Grand Boulevard neighbourhood chef Erik Smith of S’Wich Cafe and Blvd. Bistro. This […]

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 […]

6th Annual Seedy Saturday

The North Shore Neighbourhood House’s Edible Garden Project and the City of North Vancouver Library welcomes gardening newbies and enthusiasts alike to their Seedy Saturday seed swap extravaganza! This well-attended annual event runs from 12noon-2pm on Saturday, March 12th. This year it will be held at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th Street, […]

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, […]

Pumpkin Patch at Loutet Farm

This year’s Pumpkin Patch is going to be better than ever! We will sell pumpkins from Loutet Farm and from local Fraser Valley farms as a fundraiser for our school garden and farm programs. The apple press will be in action, local entertainers will provide fun for the whole family, kid friendly tours and activities on the […]

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 […]

Feed the 5000 – Free Lunch!

5,000 free lunches will be prepared by culinary students using fabulous food donated by local food wholesalers and others – perfectly edible food that may otherwise have been destined for an industrial composting facility. The point? To raise awareness of how much food is wasted from farm to fork, and do it in a fun […]