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GardenSmart Workshop: Seed Starting – FULL

Sowing your Summer Veggie Garden, Sunday March 28, 1-2:30pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register Join gardening expert Arzeena Hamir for an afternoon demystifying the process of growing your own plants from seed. Choose from flowers or vegetables and pot up some seeds to take home, grow on and plant out! This is an indoor workshop, but […]

Group Gardening Session

Saturday March 27th, 10am-noon Join us for our second Group Gardening Session of 2010. Spring has officially arrived, and it is time to start planting. We will continue to prepare one of the Edible Garden Project sites. For information and location details, please contact: info@ediblegardenproject.com Group gardening sessions happen on the last Saturday of every […]

Sharing Backyards

Connecting Gardeners with Garden Space Spring is springing, and gardeners are itching to get their hands in the soil – the problem is that many north shore gardeners don’t have any soil to work in! If you’ve got garden space to share, or are looking for space, check out City Farmer’s ‘Sharing Backyards‘ website. Here […]

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GardenSmart Workshop: Garden Preparation

Waking Up Your Garden for Spring, Sunday March 14, 1-2:30pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register Join HotBeds organic gardener Sharon Hanna for an interactive session to help you get your ornamental and food gardens ready for spring. Bring your questions about dealing with mulch, creating new garden beds, feeding the soil and tending overwintered plants. This […]

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Backyard Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 2

Discover the art of pruning your fruit trees, Sunday March 7, 1-3pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register. Join David Tracey, tree care expert and author of “Guerrilla Gardening”, for a hands-on afternoon of  learning the art and science of pruning.  You will go home with the information you need to care for the health of your […]

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Group Gardening Session

Join us for our first Group Gardening Session of 2010. We will bring gardeners together to wake up the first of our EGP gardens. Time: 10am-11:30am Location: TBA For more information, or to register contact: volunteer@ediblegardenproject.com

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Backyard Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 1

Discover the art of pruning your fruit trees, Saturday February 27, 1-3pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register. Join Kent Mullinix (Sustainable Agriculture Specialist at Kwantlen UC, and fruit tree guru!) in the Queen Mary Community Garden to learn the basics of backyard fruit tree pruning. He’ll take us through the pruning essentials and answer questions about […]

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Advancing Urban Agriculture Grants

Grant opportunity for North Shore Initiatives Vancouver Coastal Health is once again offering their ‘Advancing Urban Agriculture Grants’ to the community. The goal of this grant is to increase food security for all members of the North Shore community while specifically working to improve access to healthy foods for people with low income. Vancouver Coastal […]

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Table Matters

Summary of Main Ideas On October 23rd 2009, Vancouver Coastal Health with the Edible Garden Project and the BC Healthy Living Alliance hosted “Table Matters: A Community Discussion about Food Security on the North Shore’‘. With over 75 participants, the discussion was lively and inspiring. A summary of the main ideas can be found here.

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Winter Hiatus

Just like the plants in our gardens slow down over the winter, so do the activities of the EGP… We will be on a brief winter hiatus through the month of January, returning to action in the beginning of February 2010. Check back frequently for upcoming events come spring!