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2016 GardenSmart Workshops

Our 2016 GardenSmart workshop series begins in March! We’ll bring you over 20 workshops that mix “lecture-style” and hands on learning, and cover a broad range of vegetable gardening and sustainability related topics. Click here for the latest list of workshops! The GardenSmart Workshop is co-hosted by the North Shore Neighbourhood House’s Edible Garden Project […]

SPEC – Urban Farmer Field Schol

The  Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) would like to introduce you to the 2013 season of the Urban Farmer Field School! This spring, get ready for courses in sustainable agriculture and DIY food systems – everything from starting your seeds to starting an urban farm business. We’ve expanded this year, offering 25 courses in total. This […]

Sprouting Ideas – SFU Local Food Project

In January I took some time to interview a handful of community leaders working in the realm of food security and urban agriculture in Vancouver, Seattle, and Tuscon. My hope was to learn as much as I could about engaging more people and developing mentorship programs – two things that I’m hoping to focus on […]