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The Pollinator Project

We have begun our Pollinator Project!  It is multi-faceted, involves all of us at the EGP, and has everything to do with pollinators.  We are not just talking insects and birds.  We are talking everything about pollinators – what they are attracted to, what they are not attracted to, where they live, their habits, getting them into our gardens and […]

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Science to Art Project (START): Pollinators

We were very fortunate to receive funding from the UBC Chapman and Innovation grant to conduct a project called Science to Art – START. START is a traveling museum project that allows elementary and secondary school students to design and create exhibits through intergenerational collaboration with artists in the community. This year the exhibits highlight […]

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Thank you!

April 25, 2017 Since its inception, the Edible Garden Project has been distilled comfortably and naturally into three words; farm, share, teach. When I first started working at the EGP and I asked the team to describe the EGP and they echoed the words “we farm, we share, we teach” (and not necessarily in that […]

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2017 Community Markets at Loutet Farm

Join us for another season of the Community Markets at Loutet Farm! We love this collaboration with community volunteers that coordinate monthly markets at Loutet Farm to showcase local artisans and crafters. It’s a great addition to our Saturday Farm Gate Sales, so a big thank you to the team of volunteers that makes this […]

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Edible Garden Education Program (EGEP) updates

It has been exactly 2 months since my Education Coordinator position started and I have already learned so much! I’m happy to say that I have experienced the wonderful community that surrounds EGP at events like Seedy Saturday, and I can already tell that this growing season is going to be amazing. The current Edible […]

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2017 Volunteer Farm Internship

We’re looking for outstanding candidates for our volunteer internship program hosted at Loutet Farm and the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden. Please help spread the word to any who may be interested! DEADLINE: April 14, 2017!  Program details and application instructions are available in this PDF document. If you have any questions about the program or […]

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Seedy Saturday Highlights: an exciting season kickoff

  Just want to share some brief highlights from our recent seedy event. Thanks to all the folks who volunteered to make it extraordinary. Couldn’t be more pleased than to start the season thinking about gardens from an indigenous perspective: Senaqwila shared stories and experience to a captivated room. Senaqwila is the third generation in her […]

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How about those hens?!

The District of North Vancouver Mayor and Council are reviewing a bylaw to allow backyard hens! They’d love your feedback, so please take a moment to share!  Click on the “Draft domestic hens bylaw now” link at the bottom of the page to provide your feedback!

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Onions, onions, onions!

We usually grow leeks in the sharing gardens—they are high value compared to onions, which are readily available at a low cost,  but harder to grow well (most farmers hill them to get more of the delicious white part) and they take ALL season. At the hub this year, folks loved scallions. And every year, my […]

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We’re hiring! Farmer and Farm-Hand Positions Open

We’re excited to offer two openings at our social enterprise farms, Farmer and Farm-hand, for the start of the 2017 season. Please see the job descriptions and eligibility requirements are listed below, and please share widely with your networks! Farmer Job Description – click to download Farm Hand Job Description – click to download Applications […]