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Maplewood Update!

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 […]

What Spring should look like in the tent!

Our Seedling Area at Maplewood Farm

Sometime last year, Leslie observed that there is an “invisible” element to some of what we do on the EGP farms.  A big one is our seedling and transplant production takes place at Maplewood Farm. For the last few years, we’ve partnered with Maplewood Farm to use their glass greenhouse for our Spring propagation area. […]


DIY Seedling area in the Office!

A practical post for all you DIY folks out there… allow me to present the EGP temporary office seeding area!  This came together in an afternoon when our regular seeding area was unavailable for a few weeks in January. If you’ve got a warm indoor area with lots of sun exposure, whether it be on […]


Planning for Sustainable Food Systems Panel Discussion

  This past Tuesday, Nov. 25th, we brought together ~ 40 municipal government staff from across the North Shore, to hear a panel speak on planning for sustainable food systems.  The event was part of a two-year project funded by the Real Estate Foundation of BC, to support implementation of the North Shore Food Charter. […]

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Day of the Honeybee

Join us to celebrate the hard working honey bee! Learn all about bees while you check out honey bee displays, bee hives, and meet backyard bee keepers. Free event great for the whole family. When: Saturday May 31st, 10am-12pm Where: Loutet Farm (E 14th & Rufus Ave) Details TBA

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Group Gardening – Thursdays

Each Group Gardening session starts with a mini “workshop” on what we’ll be doing that day in the garden. Then we’ll get to work, and the hands on application. Participants range from the very experienced to the never-gardened-before – everyone is welcome! We provide basic tools and work gloves, but if you have your own […]


Small Space Gardening: Growing Great Food in Containers

When:  Wednesday, 2 April 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM   Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Inman Room 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver , BC V7L 1C4 Andrea Bellamy, author of Sugar Snaps & Strawberries: Simple Solutions for Creating Your Own Small-Space Edible Garden, will be leading this instructive and inspirational workshop on growing food […]


North Shore Food Security Resources Inventory

As a member of the Table Matters Network, the EGP has been helping to develop food policy on the North Shore.  As part of this initiative, Vancouver Coastal Health is updating a 2010 inventory of food security resources on the North Shore. A food security resource/program can be any of the following: Community kitchen or […]