Tag Archives: City of North Vancouver

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GardenSmart Workshop – Aquaponics: Sustainable Fish From Your Own Backyard

When: Saturday, May 4 – 1:00pm-3:00pm Where: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 A practical workshop on how to produce your own organic vegetables and fresh fish in one sustainable, closed-loop system – all in your own backyard. Observe a functioning aquaponics system right here on the north shore! Note that this is an […]

Loutet Farm Workbee

Join Us For A Workbee, Wednesday April 18th, 5:30pm-7:00pm We welcome the whole community to join in at the Farm. We strive to provide an opportunity to get involved that is fun and hands on, and hopefully you learn something new too! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is […]

Chickens in North Vancouver

I pulled on my gum boots this morning and walked out my back door across the yard to the corner of our lot where my chickens clucked impatiently for their morning treats. A few years ago this would have been considered illegal, but lucky for me Vancouver’s City Council passed an amendment to a bylaw […]

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Start a Food Revolution – All Aboard!

The Edible Garden Project’s biggest year of growth ever is coming to a close. Nestled snug for winter, visions of garden beds dance in our heads. We’re going to keep saying it because it is so true, but we couldn’t have done this year without you. You know how exciting our collective work is, how […]

Table Matters Followup Meeting

Inspired by the discussion at the recent Table Matters Forum? Want to continue sharing ideas and taking action to move projects forward? Join us on Monday December 5th, 6:30pm at the District of North Vancouver Hall (355 West Queens Road) to keep things moving. For more information and to recieve a reminder/agenda, please contact Margaret […]

All Candidates Survey – Urban Agriculture & Food Security

Last week we sent out a survey to all the candidates on urban agriculture and food security, and we’re sharing their responses below. Candidates from the City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Bowen Island were contacted – please scroll down to find your municipality. Although the survey responses offer a […]

Loutet Farm Workbee – RESCHEDULED

Join us at Loutet Farm to Wrap Up the Season Join us to wrap up the season and make one last big push to get the farm cleaned up for winter. We’ll have warm drinks an snacks to share! Fun for the whole family. When: Saturday, November 20th – 10am-3pm Where: Loutet Farm, Rufus and […]

All Candidates Meeting – City of North Vancouver

Connect with the Candidates About Future Directions of Urban Agriculture & Food Security We are partnering with Ecourbia and the North Shore Table Matters Reference Group to bring together municipal election candidates to talk about where urban agriculture could be heading for the City of North Vancouver. When: Saturday, November 5th, 4:00-5:30pm Where: North Shore […]

Vote Because Food Matters!

North Shore Municipal Elections Just Around the Corner – Saturday November 19th Voter turn-out for municipal elections in North and West Vancouver historically are low (only 17.45% in City of North Vancouver in 2008), but if you’re part of the growing movement of people interested in urban agriculture and local food security then you may want to pay […]