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Collingwood Neighborhood House Community Garden

From making connections, growing local food and learning about Indigenous plants, the Collingwood Neighborhood House community gardens allow neighbours to connect with each other while having fun taking care of gardens.
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Growing Community at Brewery Creek Garden

Gaining insight into the successes and challenges of community gardens in Vancouver, a spotlight on Brewery Creek Community Garden.
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Chester’s Field Community Garden

As a part of a community project for a Land and Food System course at UBC, students Aisha Zerbo and Nathalie Lam had the chance to interview a garden coordinator to gain more insight into the ongoing work at their community garden. 
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Dr. Bonnie Henry Commemorative Garden

This week, we took a trip to the neighbourhood of James Bay to take a look at a handful of the many garden initiatives located on Lekwungen homelands, now known as the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.
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Vic West Food Security Initiative

This week, we explored the Rayn or Shine Community Garden, Banfield Commons and Banfield Park Orchard which are all under the umbrella of the Victoria West Food Security Initiative located on Lekwungen homelands, now known as the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.
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Yates St. Community Garden

This post explores the Yates St. Community Garden. Situated in the heart of downtown Victoria, on the homeland of the Lekwungen people now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, the garden boasts 75 plots.   In 2016, the Yates St. Community Garden started with the Downtown Residents’ Association forming the Urban Livability Committee. In...
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Victoria councillors look at growing food in city greenhouses

Some Victoria councillors are hoping to help residents produce their own food during the COVID-19 pandemic by growing plant starters in the city’s greenhouses and nurseries. Councillors Ben Isitt and Jeremy Loveday have put forward a motion that looks at scaling up Victoria’s “Growing in the City” initiative that encourages urban gardening and food production...
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