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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 […]

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We’re Hiring! – Manager

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 lhubbard@nsnh.bc.ca CLOSES: September 23, […]

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Goodbye from Emma

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 […]

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Meet Kim!

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 […]

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An Update from Emma!

It’s been a busy two weeks with lots of changes happening in the gardens as the summer continues! During these two weeks I’ve got to do so many things that I have never done before and I’ve learned so much. From Garlic to Winter Crops: Wednesday, we harvested all the garlic at the Bridgman sharing […]

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2016 Farm to Feast Tickets now on sale!

We’re so excited to have the 2016 Farm to Feast dinner coming up on August 18th! Mark your calendars, and buy your tickets soon – we sold out quickly last year. This year we’re expanding the event and featuring four courses from Grand Boulevard neighbourhood chef Erik Smith of S’Wich Cafe and Blvd. Bistro. This […]