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.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
An event to engage North Shore government, community and business in a discussion about food security: awareness, advocacy and planning for action. Date: Friday, October 23, 2009 Time: 3:00—7:30pm Location: West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver It’s time for the North Shore to put local food on the table… Learn about food-focused […]
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 […]