Tag Archives: community gardening

What Spring should look like in the tent!

Our Seedling Area at Maplewood Farm

Sometime last year, Leslie observed that there is an “invisible” element to some of what we do on the EGP farms.  A big one is our seedling and transplant production takes place at Maplewood Farm. For the last few years, we’ve partnered with Maplewood Farm to use their glass greenhouse for our Spring propagation area. […]

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Loutet Farm Workbee

Loutet Farm Workbee Wednesday, October 30th 5pm – 7pm Join us at Loutet Farm, the whole community is welcome! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is necessary. Who knows what Farmer Gavin will have in store for us?! If this will be your first workbee then come […]

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GardenSmart Workshop – Backyard Composting: Simple Steps for Beginners

When: Saturday, Sept 14 – 10:00am-11:30am Where: Charros Community Garden Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 Join Elizabeth Leboe for a hands-on opportunity to learn how to compost successfully in your own backyard. Whether you’re starting from scratch or with a slimy, smelly bin, we’ll get you on the right track!This is a hands-on outdoor workshop […]

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Loutet Farm Workbee

Loutet Farm Workbee Wednesday, July 31st 5pm – 7pm Join us at Loutet Farm, the whole community is welcome! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is necessary. Who knows what Farmer Gavin will have in store for us?! If this will be your first workbee then come […]

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Loutet Farm Workbee

Loutet Farm Workbee Saturday August 10th 1pm – 4pm Join us at Loutet Farm, the whole community is welcome! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is necessary. Who knows what Farmer Gavin will have in store for us?! If this will be your first workbee then come […]

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GardenSmart Workshop – Winter Gardening: Growing Food through a West Coast Winter

When: Tuesday, July 23 – 7:00pm-8:30pm Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre, Anchor Room  Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 It’s the perfect time to plan next year’s winter garden! So save a little space in your garden, and join the expert farmer Garden Wright to learn about growing hardy food in small urban spaces during the depths of […]

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Loutet Farm Workbee

Loutet Farm Workbee Saturday’s, May 11th & June 8th 1pm – 4pm Join us at Loutet Farm, the whole community is welcome! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is necessary. Who knows what Farmer Gavin will have in store for us?! Please remember to dress for the […]

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Group Gardening – Drop in to our urban farm gardens

Saturday May 11th – Location TBA Each Group Gardening session starts with a mini “workshop” on what we’ll be doing that day in the garden. Then we’ll get to work, and the hands on application. Participants range from the very experienced to the never-gardened-before – everyone is welcome! We provide basic tools and work gloves, […]

Table Matters 2011

A North Shore Discussion about Urban Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems Presenting a networking and information sharing event intended to continue building our North Shore food system network. Opportunities to participate in food system and urban agriculture projects on the North Shore will be presented. Come make a connection! Friday, October 28, 2011 1:00—5:30pm. Registration […]