The mission of the EGP is to:
- increase access to fruits and vegetables and to garden space for those most in need on the North Shore
- increase land used for fruit and vegetable production on the North Shore
- increase knowledge and skills relating to food gardening, thereby increasing community capacity to grow and share locally grown fruits and vegetables
- advise on and support policy development around urban agriculture.
Providing opportunities for low-income individuals and families is a priority.