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 […]

UBC Farm Seed Sale to April 16 2021

All seeds for sale are certified organic and were grown and saved at the UBC Farm. Purchasers will need to come to the Farm in person, during a designated pick-up window, to pick-up the seed order

Annual General Meeting March 9 2021

Cypress Community Garden’s Annual General Meeting will be held March 9 2021 at 7 pm.. Due to Covid-19 and restrictions on group meetings, the AGM will be held on Zoom with gardeners having the option of phoning into the meeting. Details will be sent to garden members shortly on how to sign in and attend.

January 2021: Local Food Action Plan Shape Your City survey

The Local Food Action Plan Shape Your City survey,  is open now for feedback about the update of the plan. The survey will be open until Thursday, January 28 2021. The survey only takes about 5 minutes to complete. To contribute to the survey go to:

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 The Guidelines for working in the Community Garden are on the website and […]