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We’re Hiring! – Education Coordinator

Are you or someone you know passionate about teaching young students in the garden?  Want to join a great team working to get students out of the classroom and into school gardens across the North Shore? We’re hiring an Education Coordinator.  See the attached job description and please share widely.  Posting closes January 18, 2017. Download […]


Garlic Planting Season

It’s garlic planting season! This is one of my favourite activities of the year: feeding the soil with goodies, tucking in the cloves, and putting it all to bed before the winter sets in. Garlic is an easy crop for beginners and is one of the first things to sprout in the spring! Soil preparation: […]


The Multi-Herb Culture Garden

By Emily Jubenvill Food is an obvious way to bring people from different countries and cultures together to build relationships and community, and this year we are translating that into a garden project – the Multi-Herb Culture Garden. With funding from the Vancouver Foundation, this multicultural herb garden at the Queen Mary Community Garden will bring […]

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Strange But Yummy: Cooking with Local Produce

When:  Saturday, 19 July 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre 145 1st St W North Vancouver , BC V7M 1B1 Have you ever wandered the farmers’ market wondering, “what is that leafy vegetable?” Join nutritionist Vashti Verbowski to explore the mysteries of the farmers’ market and discover a whole […]

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Honey Beekeeping 101: Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping

When:  Saturday, 31 May 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Where: Loutet Farm East 14th Street & Rufus Ave North Vancouver , BC  Interested in learning more about the fascinating world of a Honey Bee? Join local Master Beekeeper and TwoBees Apiary owner, Lianne Shyry, to delve into the basics of backyard beekeeping. In this workshop […]

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Backyard Rainwater Harvesting

When:  Saturday, 24 May 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Where: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre 3663 Park Rd North Vancouver , BC V7J 3G3   The North Shore receives 2522mm (95inches) of rainfall on average each year! Let’s put some of that water to work when our summers become dry. Learn rainwater harvesting techniques […]