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GardenSmart Workshop: Pollination Power

Pollination Power: Incorporate Orchard Mason Bees into your Garden. Saturday March 10th, 1-2:30pm, Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre. Call 604-990-3755 To Register – Workshop Costs $5 Join local bee guru Mike Nassichuk to learn all about mason bees, our gentle local pollinators! Learn how to create build an orchard mason bee house and support these gentle […]

2012 Advancing Urban Agriculture Grants

Vancouver Coastal Health North Shore is pleased to announce Advancing Urban Agriculture Grants for 2012. Deadline for Application, March 9th 2012. Download Application Form These grants (up to $2,000) aim 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 […]

GardenSmart Workshop – Backyard Fruit Tree Pruning

Pruning 101 – Introduction to Backyard Fruit Tree Pruning, Saturday February 4th 10am-11:30. Call 604-990-3755 To Register – Workshop Costs $5 If you’re looking at your backyard fruit trees wondering how to help them thrive, join fruit tree expert David Tracey for this ever popular hands-on workshop. This session will help you get a handle […]

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Start a Food Revolution – All Aboard!

The Edible Garden Project’s biggest year of growth ever is coming to a close. Nestled snug for winter, visions of garden beds dance in our heads. We’re going to keep saying it because it is so true, but we couldn’t have done this year without you. You know how exciting our collective work is, how […]

Table Matters Followup Meeting

Inspired by the discussion at the recent Table Matters Forum? Want to continue sharing ideas and taking action to move projects forward? Join us on Monday December 5th, 6:30pm at the District of North Vancouver Hall (355 West Queens Road) to keep things moving. For more information and to recieve a reminder/agenda, please contact Margaret […]

Table Matters 2011

A North Shore Discussion about Urban Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems Presenting a networking and information sharing event intended to continue building our North Shore food system network. Opportunities to participate in food system and urban agriculture projects on the North Shore will be presented. Come make a connection! Friday, October 28, 2011 1:00—5:30pm. Registration […]

Lillooet Park Community Garden Grand Opening

Come celebrate the completion of this wonderful garden September 17th, 10am-1pm We’ve got lots to celebrate – Lillooet Park Community Garden is the first community garden in the District of North Vancouver, PLUS it was built entirely by volunteer gardeners! This is an outdoor, family friendly event that will take place rain or shine – […]

Intro to Construction for Women!

Join us August 6th and 7th  and gain hands on experience in basic construction. If you’ve ever wanted to learn some basic tools and carpentry skills, do home fix-it projects yourself, or if you have a project idea but aren’t sure how to build it… then this workshop is for you! Learn basic carpentry skills […]

Loutet Farm Community Workbee – May 11th

Join us! On Wednesday evening you’re invited to join us at Loutet Farm (14th Street and Rufus Ave) for a Workbee. We’re going to work on building the hoop house, planting the perennial border garden, moving lots more mulch, weeding, and making a few new beds. We would love to see you there! BYOG (bring […]