I want to thank the EGP community, especially the students, teachers and parents, for four wonderful years. It has been a pleasure working with everyone.
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: February 3rd, 2017! Program details and application instructions are available in this PDF document. If you have any questions about the program or the […]
Last week CBC’s Early Edition picked up on the great work and student enthusiasm at the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden. You can read the article or listen to the interview here.
Phew! What a season **brow wipe**! I joined the Edible Garden Project as Neighbourhood Farmer at the end of June and hit the ground running. Farmer Holly had been doing a superwoman number on the farm and welcomed my support with open (and tired) arms. I got the fast track into what the Edible Garden […]
Colleen MacDonald is the new manager of the Edible Garden Project at the North Shore Neighbourhood House. Colleen was raised on the North Shore and continues to call this beautiful part of our city home. She is a passionate plant-lover and her career has been rooted in horticulture, nature, and our environment. For many years […]
Hosted at the North Vancouver City Library. Join local experts from the Edible Gardening Project to learn how to best prepare your garden for the winter months, and what to plant now for a spring harvest. Where: North Vancouver City Library, 120 W. 14th Street, 3rd Floor Program Room All are welcome. Free. Registration required. Register here!
The EGP School Garden Program is looking for volunteers to help teach students how to grow food. We teach students in schools with gardens all around the North Shore and need your help. Interested Volunteers: Attend the orientation and fill out the appropriate paperwork. Attending the orientation is not a commitment to volunteering, but if you’d like to work with students in our school gardens, please […]
Manager The Edible Garden Project Manager is responsible for leading the strategic, financial and community efforts that realize the vision and mandate of the North Shore Neighbourhood House through the EGP programs. Download the Job Description and application information here To apply: Email cover letter (1page max) and resume (2page max) to firstname.lastname@example.org CLOSES: September 23, […]
I can’t believe that the summer is already coming to an end and my last day with the EGP has arrived. The past eleven weeks were amazing and I have learned so much from everyone that I have gotten the chance to meet. The EGP is an astonishing organization that does so much in the […]
Kim recently joined the EGP Farm team, working as a Farmer with Holly. I discovered my passion for all things plants, growing and farming while taking the practicum in sustainable agriculture at UBC in 2012. My favourite part about that internship was becoming so connected to the seasons and realizing that farming is a lifetime […]