Tag Archives: food forest


GardenSmart Workshop: Fantastic Food Forests!

Wednesday August 21st, 6:30pm Join North Shore Permaculture enthusiasts Emily Jubenvill and Tricia Edgar in the flourishing food forest at the Queen Mary Community Garden. You’ll get an introduction to the concept of permaculture and lots of information about what a food forest is, along with tips and pointers on perennial edible landscapes. There is […]


Group Gardening – Food Forest

Food Forests & Urban Orchards Our food forest is coming along nicely at Queen Mary Community Garden, but we’ll be working on it regularly throughout the summer to prepare for fall planting. Join us to learn what a “food forest” or urban orchard is all about, and build your familiarity with perennial edible food systems. […]

Group Gardening – Fruit Tree Pruning

Tuesday February 26th – Lynnmour Garden We’ve got some fruit tree pruning to do! Join us to learn the basics of pruning, and dive in on the lovely old apple tree. We have a limited number of pruning tools, so please sign up for this session! We provide basic tools and work gloves, but if […]

Food Forest Workshop

April 28 – 29, 2012 Learn to Design a Food Forest!  A food forest is a perennial food production system that is inspired by beauty, creativity and abundance of a natural forest.  A food forest is a low input way for people to provide their food needs, while supporting the health of their local community […]

Orchard Workbee

  The Orchard is located on a city right of way near 24th and Lonsdale. This community space is intended to grow fruits and herbs for people to cultivate together and share the harvest. This year we will be continuing the design process to turn this Orchard into a food forest. In this first Workbee […]