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Eventbrite - North Shore Table Matters Dialogue 2012

Table Matters 2012

Food touches every aspect of our lives, from daily meals with our families to trips to the grocery store or community garden in our neighbourhoods and beyond. All of these experiences with food are influenced by policies at all levels (though how is not always visible). We all have values around food that we hold […]

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 […]

Ban Cosmetic Chemical Pesticides in BC

The Edible Garden Project grows food without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides in all of our Sharing Gardens and at Loutet Farm. As we encourage North Shore residents to build gardens in their yards we are also decreasing the amount of “lawn space”, and hopefully spreading awareness about the harmful impacts of the chemical pesticide […]

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 […]

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 […]

Table Matters Reference Group Meeting

Join us for our next meeting on April 4, 6:30-8:30pm. On November 5, 2010 there was an event called Table Matters: A Community Discussion about Food Security and Urban Agriculture. Since then we have begun to work together on strategic planning and building a working group of individuals and organizations on the North Shore interested […]

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 […]