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2017 Urban Farm Volunteer Intern Applications Open

Looking for an opportunity to experience a season in a community engaged food growing space?  Dreaming of starting a small farm and not sure where to start?  We’re looking for outstanding and inspired candidates for our volunteer intern team at Loutet Farm and the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden. Please help spread the word to any […]

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2017 Seedy Saturday: Garden Season Kick Off

Garden Season Kickoff: Seed Swap, Knowledge Sharing and Community Gathering When: Saturday, March 18th, 10—3pm. Where: 3rd Floor Program Room, North Vancouver City Library This ain’t just a seed swap! We are gathering to share inspiration and learning about growing resilient gardens. New and experienced gardeners are invited to join us at the Garden Season Kickoff, for the full […]

Farmer Kim in the hives

Update from the Hives: Our Year in Beekeeping at Loutet Farm

Although we’ve had honeybee hives at Loutet Farm since 2013, last year was my and Leslie’s first year managing the hives.  A huge shout out to Lianne and Trevor from Two Bees Apiary for their mentorship and resources during our freshman year –  we couldn’t have done it without you two! I can’t speak for […]

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We’re Hiring! – Education Coordinator

Are you or someone you know passionate about teaching young students in the garden?  Want to join a great team working to get students out of the classroom and into school gardens across the North Shore? We’re hiring an Education Coordinator.  See the attached job description and please share widely.  Posting closes January 18, 2017. Download […]

Final 2016 market with a crew of wonderful volunteers!

Reflections at Season End from Farmer Kim!

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 […]

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Welcome Colleen!

  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 […]

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Volunteer Orientation – School Garden Program

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 […]