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The EGP produces a monthly newsletter full of upcoming events and local information.
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The EGP is offering new Volunteer Orientation Sessions, the Lillooet Park Community Garden is almost complete, and the Orchard is in need of volunteers! Plus, information on the last three GardenSmart workshops of the season. Don’t forget to donate your surplus produce!
The EGP is recruiting volunteers – it’s getting hot and we need watering volunteers, plus the Community Orchard is in need of attention! The Lillooet Park Community Garden is under construction and the Community Garden Society is looking for a vice president. Plus ongoing workshops and gardening sessions!
The Queen Mary Community Garden and the North Shore Neighbourhood House are having Garden Parties June 19th! EGP events and workshops continue. Plus, DNV residents can help an SFU student conducting research in the District by filling out a short survey.
Lots of upcoming GardenSmart Workshops and Group Gardening Sessions. Learn more about the District of North Vancouver community garden at the upcoming open house, and save the date for the Queen Mary Community Garden grand opening!
Spring has arrived, and the EGP is getting to work with not just one, but THREE group gardening sessions! Also, join us for our quickly filling GardenSmart workshop series (register quickly for these FREE workshops). All the details are within! Plus, congratulations to the North Shore Community Garden Society for being awarded a grant from the District of North Vancouver to build their first official community garden (open house upcoming!).
With record breaking spring temperatures, spring is arriving quickly! Find out information about our first two GardenSmart Workshops, our first Group Gardening Session of the season, and a series of fundraisers in March at the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. (1255 Lynn Valley Road).
Things are beginning to quiet down for the EGP as we prepare for our winter hiatus, but we’ve got a new website! and we have a whole lot of fantastic volunteers. PLUS, the DNV is accepting applications from Community groups looking to build a community garden.
Learn about upcoming fall events (Michael Ableman is coming!), the last of our GardenSmart workshops, and exciting opportunities for urban agriculture in the City of North Vancouver. Plus, Queen Mary Community Garden Construction is complete.
Join the EGP at the City of North Vancouver’s film series (bring your home-grown donation for us!), find our updated drop-off schedule and donation totals to date! Plus, FarmFolk / CityFolk is gearing up for their annual fundraising event, Feast of Fields.
Construction has begun at Queen Mary Community Garden, Gardensmart workshops are in full summer swing, and the District of North Vancouver has approved some funding for community gardens. Plus, find out how much we raised at the fundraiser…
The EGP is having a Fundraiser (our first ever), our produce drop-off locations are up and running (help us by donating your surplus!), Group Gardening sessions are ongoing and the North Shore Neighbourhood House is having a block party!
Welcome to our new Volunteer Coordinator Melissa Evanson! GardenSmart workshops are going strong and thanks to Vancity for their ongoing support of the EGP. Bees are creating a bit of a Buzz in the CNV and the Queen Mary Community Garden lottery for plots is soon.
Group Gardening Sessions are in full swing, the District of North Vancouver is considering community gardens (there are currently none available to District of North Van residents), and we’ve got LOTS of upcoming GardenSmart Workshops.
Group gardening sessions are officially underway, the Lower Lonsdale Community Garden is looking for a new coordinator and chickens are making their way into Vancouver (maybe soon they’ll arrive on the north shore?).
The EGP has returned from our winter hiatus, group gardening sessions are beginning, and the Spring GardenSmart workshop series schedule is included, and the EGP is gearing up for an exciting season full of workshops and events.