Connecting gardens with gardeners
Share With Your Neighbours
Sharing Backyards is an online mapping tool that connects you with people in your neighbourhood in a safe, efficient, and convenient way. It is a simple process to post on the map where you are “looking for garden space” or where you “have garden space to share”. Potential gardeners or land owners can contact each other through the website to learn more about the site, each other, and make arrangements to meet if they chose to.
This is a great tool to connect members of the community without access to garden space with those who do. If you’re looking for space, or have space to share with your neighbour, click here.
Grow With the Edible Garden Project
The Edible Garden Project (EGP) grows food in community gardens, on boulevards, in public right-of-ways, and in people’s front and back yards. Every space is a possible veggie plot with the right mix of sun, soil, and care; our team of amazing volunteers works hard to tend these gardens and harvest food to share with people in need in our community. As our programs and volunteer base grows, we are open to working with additional garden space. If you have garden space that you do not use, the EGP may be able to cultivate it into a food garden.
If you’re interested in working with us, let’s find a time to meet and see your space. You will have a chance to meet the EGP coordinator and the volunteers who will be tending to the garden. You are not required to spend anytime in the garden, but you are welcome to join us. All the produce grown will be donated to those in need in the area.
To be considered for cultivation, garden spaces must have good light exposure, access to water and good soil quality. If you’ve got space to share and want it to flourish as a garden, please send an email with a description or picture of the site and your location to Emily at emily [at] ediblegardenproject [dot] com.