Tag Archives: food security

West Vancouver – Election 2011

West Vancouver  Election 2011 Candidates Responses to urban agriculture and food security issues. West Vancouver Survey Responses – Download Here Mayor & Council Written Responses: School Trustees: Written Responses:

City of North Vancouver Election 2011

City of North Vancouver Election 2011 Candidates Responses to urban agriculture and food security issues. City North Van Survey Responses – Download Here North Shore News Article – Nov 2010 City Food Plan Sparks Debate   Mayor & Council Written Responses: School Trustees Written Responses:

Workshop: Seed Starting

Sowing for Your Summer Veggie Garden, Saturday March 19, 1:30-3:00pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register – workshop costs $5 Join gardening expert Arzeena Hamir for an afternoon demystifying the process of growing your own plants from seed. Choose from flowers or vegetables and pot up some seeds to take home, grow on and plant out! Location […]

Adventures in Agriculture

Going from a muddy field to a functioning market garden in a few short weeks is proving to be quite an experience! As I write this, the sun is streaming in the window, but yesterday someone pointed out that of all the days we have been out there working hard, we’ve had about 4 hours […]

North Vancouver District OCP Takes on More Urban Agriculture

We made an impact! The latest draft of the District of North Vancouver’s (DNV) Official Community Plan (OCP) was released on March 4th, and now includes four statements in reference to food security and/or urban agriculture! This is really exciting, and shows that your support for urban agriculture and local food is starting to catch […]

Group Gardening Session

Join us for a Group Gardening Session, Saturday February 26th, 10am-11:30 and 1:00pm-2:30pm Come out and get your hands dirty with other gardeners at our first spring session of the new year.  (Contact Us for location details).  We need your help in waking this garden up for the spring. We’ll be cleaning up the garden […]

Seed Saving on the North Shore

Last week Dan Jason of Salt Spring Island Seeds visited Terra Nova Farm in Richmond to talk about seed saving as a community. The room was packed with people from all over the Lower Mainland interested in what Dan had to say about starting Community Seed Collectives. Recently urban agriculture, food security, and food sovereignty […]