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Edible Garden Project Fundraiser!

Support the EGP for three tuesdays in march by eating ethical pizza. The Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company (1255 Lynn Valley Road) has offered to donate 10% of food sales on: Tuesday March 9th Tuesday March 16th Tuesday March 30th Dine at Rocky Mountain Flatbread between 6-9pm and not only do you get a delicious meal […]

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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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!

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CNV approves Urban Farm

Professional farm on Parkland…. coming soon! The City of North Vancouver and Greenskins lab are poised to become pioneers of urban farming in the region. On Monday December 7th 2009, CNV council approved staff recommendation to allow the CNV’s first urban farm on public parkland. The concept was proposed, and will be implemented by Greenskins […]

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DNV Community Garden Grant

Where would you like to see a community garden? The District of North Vancouver has announced a one-time grant of up to $15,000 for community garden in the DNV. The grant will be awarded to a registered non-profit organization or community group sponsored by an existing registered non-profit organization, to construct, operate and manage a […]

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Garden Turnover…

The EGP needs new garden space for 2010! Unfortunately, after many years enjoying this backyard garden in North Vancouver, the current resident is moving and the site will be redeveloped. So, we’re looking for new space. If you’ve got back (or front) yard garden space to share with plenty of sun and access to water, […]

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Feeding the Future: Stories and Images from the New Frontier of Food and Agriculture

Michael Ableman, celebrated author of “Fields of Plenty”, is coming to Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 7:30pm Food  may become the dominant issue of our time. The industrial system that brings it to us is unraveling, and the cost of that system,ecologically, socially, and personally is enormous. While Ableman […]