Workbee: Sutherland Garden Build!

Let’s Build the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden!

The day to get our shovels in the ground and our cordless drills out has finally come!

We have 100 raised beds to build and fill, paths to mulch, flower borders to plant, irrigation to lay, and 11 fun-filled workbees scheduled in March. Join us – learn new skills, meet your neighbours, and be part of building an innovative educational market garden in North Vancouver.

STEPS TO GET INVOLVED:

    1. Check out our workbee schedule below
    2. Sign up for the days that you can join us
    3. Wait for an email from us that will include all the time, location, and logistical details you need
    4. Show up, build, have fun!
Sign Up Now for a Workbee!

Workbee Schedule:

Tools & Equipment We Need:

We’ve got lots of tools, but it is always handy to have extra. If you have the following tools, consider bringing them to a workbee – please make sure that you label them well!

  • Wheelbarrows
  • Shovels & spades
  • Cordless drill/drivers
  • Measuring tape

All ages and skills welcome!

Highlands student talks to babies

We do our best to make everyone welcome at our workbees.

Children are welcome as long as they are supervised by parents at all times. We’ll find age/skill appropriate tasks for you to do together wherever possible!

Watch our progress

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Farmer Gavin will be tweeting our progress throughout the build. If you can’t be there in person, follow his updates and photos@LoutetFarm #SutherlandBuild.  You can also keep up to date with our progress on our blog!

 

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