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Maplewood Update!

Wow – I must say, it is hard to believe a few months have passed since we wrote about our seedling area at Maplewood Farm. Now our growing season is in full swing and much of it is due to the early start we get by using the greenhouse at Maplewood Farm.  The farm is actually […]

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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Two New DNV Community Gardens!

The District of North Vancouver Council will be reviewing staff recommendations for two new community gardens on Monday night. The two proposed locations are in the Lynn Valley and Parkgate neighbourhoods. Please join us at the DNV Council meeting to show your support! When: 7pm, Monday November 4th Where: DNV Hall 355 West Queens Road, North Van Here’s the […]

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 […]

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 […]

All Candidates Meeting – District 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 District of North Vancouver.  When: Saturday, November 12th, 2:00pm-3:30pm Where: Lynn Valley […]

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 […]

Lillooet Park Community Garden Grand Opening

Come celebrate the completion of this wonderful garden September 17th, 10am-1pm We’ve got lots to celebrate – Lillooet Park Community Garden is the first community garden in the District of North Vancouver, PLUS it was built entirely by volunteer gardeners! This is an outdoor, family friendly event that will take place rain or shine – […]