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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
North Shore Food Charter Implementation: How to Harvest Basil from Emily Jubenvill on Vimeo.
North Shore Food Charter Implementation: Germinating Carrots from Emily Jubenvill on Vimeo.
North Shore Food Charter Implementation: Pruning Tomatoes for Maximum Production from Emily Jubenvill on Vimeo.
Wow – I must say, it is hard to believe a few months have passed since we wrote about our seedling area at Maplewood Farm. Now our growing season is in full swing and much of it is due to the early start we get by using the greenhouse at Maplewood Farm. The farm is actually […]
We’ve got a fantastic 2016 Volunteer Intern Crew working with Holly at Loutet Farm and the Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden. You’ll meet them in the field or farm gate sales, but here’s an introduction: Ali Ali recently completed her Certificate in Sustainable Community Development at SFU where she developed an interest in sustainable food systems […]
This event has been rescheduled from March 4th, 2016 to April 6th, 2016. ————————— Like teaching kids? Like growing food? On Wednesday, April 6th from 12:30-2:30pm @ Loutet Farm, we’ll be hosting another orientation for community members interested in volunteering with our school garden program. Come to the orientation and learn about our education programs […]