Tag Archives: kids

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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Compost Critters – Wildlife Week

Join the EGP’s Jason at this Wildlife Week session at the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre! Wednesday March 19, 10:30 am to 11:30 am Get your hands dirty!  Meet red wriggler worms and learn about how they can help make delicious compost for your backyard garden. All Wildlife Week events are by donation. Please come early […]

Fed Up School Program Volunteer Training

Love working with kids? Get involved in Fed Up and work with elementary school students and young children exploring the world of gardens and healthy food. We were one of the winners of the BC Hydro Community Champions Contest for this program – check out our video entry. For more information or to register, please contact: emily [AT] […]

Fed Up – Kids, Gardens, & Kale Chips

Fed Up? Many parents, educators, and even students would say they’re fed up with the lack of nutritious food and food education in our public school system. Along with many other organizations in the Lower Mainland the Edible Garden Project (EGP) is working to turn that around. We’re bringing students from kindergarten to grade 7 […]