The EGP works to both develop and support new and existing community gardens on the North Shore.
The aim of the Society is:
- to promote a diversity of approaches to sustainable gardening
- to encourage co-operation, education and community involvement
- to share and develop knowledge and practice of organic gardening
- to promote well-being by providing access to garden space, and to public gathering space.
- to establish and maintain a sustainable method of biodiverse gardening.
For more information about the society or starting new community gardens on the North Shore, please check out their website.
Community Gardens on the North Shore:
The Queen Mary Community Garden is located at 230 West Keith Road in North Vancouver. The garden, officially opened spring 2010, has 58 allotment plots in addition to an Edible Garden Project Demonstration Garden, and 4 large plots for Queen Mary Elementary Students. Garden plots are available to residents of the City of North Vancouver.
All plots are currently assigned to gardeners, and a waitlist of interested gardeners is being taken. For more information, or to get on the waitlist for a plot contact: email@example.com
The Lillooet Park Community Garden is located in the District of North Vancouver to the west of Lillooet Rd. on Old Lillooet Road. The garden was completed in September 2010, and was built almost entirely by volunteers. There are 46 garden plots available to residents of the District of North Vancouver, plus an Edible Garden Project Demonstration garden.
The Charros Community Garden is located at East 1st Street and St Georges Ave in the City of North Vancouver. The garden was completed in October 2011, and was built by an amazing volunteer effort from the community. There are 42 garden plots including two accessible plots. Garden plots are available to residents of the City of North Vancouver.