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North Shore Food Charter Celebration

In the autumn of 2012 over 200 community members gathered for the Table Matters dinner and dialogue in the City Hall Atrium. It was a beautiful night filled with delicious food, music, and conversation about what building a healthy local food system. So many wonderful ideas were shared that night and during two more Table […]

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Solstice Pie Festival!

Join us to celebrate the longest day of the year, and the berry harvest! Enter your berry pie into the taste testing contest, learn about growing berries in your backyard, and join the potluck picnic at 12pm. When: Saturday June 21st, 10am-1pm Where: Loutet Farm (E 14th & Rufus Ave) Details TBA

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Solstice Pie Day!

Join us to celebrate the longest day of the year, and the berry harvest! Enter your berry pie into the taste testing contest, learn about growing berries in your backyard, and join the potluck picnic at 12pm.   When: Saturday June 21st, 10am – noon Where: Loutet Farm (E 14th & Rufus Ave) Bring your best […]

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Honey Beekeeping 101: Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping

When:  Saturday, 31 May 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Where: Loutet Farm East 14th Street & Rufus Ave North Vancouver , BC  Interested in learning more about the fascinating world of a Honey Bee? Join local Master Beekeeper and TwoBees Apiary owner, Lianne Shyry, to delve into the basics of backyard beekeeping. In this workshop […]

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Day of the Honeybee

Join us to celebrate the hard working honey bee! Learn all about bees while you check out honey bee displays, bee hives, and meet backyard bee keepers. Free event great for the whole family. When: Saturday May 31st, 10am-12pm Where: Loutet Farm (E 14th & Rufus Ave) Details TBA

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Espalier Fruit Tree Workshop

Join us for a fun and informative workshop on espalier fruit trees. “Espalier”is a fancy term to describe the practice of pruning fruit trees to lay flat against a wall, fence, or trellis. It is a fantastic way to grow a fruit tree if you have limited space in an urban backyard or balcony. In […]

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Backyard Rainwater Harvesting

When:  Saturday, 24 May 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Where: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre 3663 Park Rd North Vancouver , BC V7J 3G3   The North Shore receives 2522mm (95inches) of rainfall on average each year! Let’s put some of that water to work when our summers become dry. Learn rainwater harvesting techniques […]

Multicultural Herb Garden Build!

Join us to build the Multi-Herb Culture Garden at the Queen Mary Community Garden! When: Friday, May 23rd, 1-4pm Where: Queen Mary Community Garden, Keith & Mahon (meet at the Red Shed) We will be using sheet mulching techniques to create soil for the new garden, and then planting herbs that community members identified as […]