Thank You from a neighbour

Thank you to Community Gardeners An ocean of gratitude to all the wonderful people who tend their plots in the community gardens along the Arbutus Greenway in Kitsilano–Maple Community Garden, Cypress Community Garden and Pine Street Garden.  Your dedication and care keeps producing bounty and beauty , despite this year’s challenges of heat and lack […]

Pollinator Garden-April 17 2021

Meet the newest addition to the Cypress Community Garden, a special native plant garden in section 3. This small section of BC plants can support native butterflies from eggs to adults. The project is part of the David Suzuki Foundation’s national Butterflyway program. Volunteer Lee Anne Smith is the butterfly ranger for this project. Lee Anne lives at […]

April 2021 Native Plant Fundraiser

The Environmental Youth Alliance which engages youth in the Downtown Eastside in environmental stewardship has just launched its annual Native Plant Fundraiser – an opportunity to receive a bundle of youth-grown native plants while supporting the Alliance’s free land-based education programs, engaging hundreds of youth each year. This year there are 5 options of plant bundles […]

June 17 2020 Community Gardens an Essential Food and Agricultural Service

The Province has designated community gardens as an essential food and agriculture service provider during the COVID-19 response. This includes shared gardens that are on public, private and school district land.    See the BC Centre for Disease Control web site at http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/community-settings/community-gardens The Guidelines for working in the Community Garden are on the website and […]

March 2020 DUE to COVID-19 All Work Parties and Group Events Cancelled

To limit the spread of COVID-19 the City of Vancouver has instructed all Community Gardens to cancel Work Parties and Group Events.   Gardeners may work independently while maintaining physically distancing of a minimum of 2 metres (6 feet) between individuals; without sharing food, tools, gloves, and equipment; and while following the City of Vancouver’s COVID […]

2016 March City of Vancouver Purchases Arbutus Corridor!!! 2016 July: City provides Arbutus Corridor Update Notice: Temporary pathway installation under way

2016 -March-City of Vancouver purchases Arbutus Corridor !!!!! July 2016-City provides Update Notice: Temporary asphalt pathway installation under way The most relevant sections are highlighted below: Starting this week, the City will begin installing a temporary asphalt pathway to allow continued use of the space for recreation until construction of the future Arbutus Greenway gets […]