Spotlight on Sustainability: Yates Street Community Garden

Nestled in Downtown Victoria since 2016 is the Yates Street Community Garden. Located at 1012-1014 Yates Street, the YSCG aims to increase the neighbourhood residents’ capacity to locally grow foo and increase awareness about local urban food production. Some of the foods being grown in the garden are tomatoes, squash, kale, spinach, peas, beans, “all […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Fernwood NRG’s Food + Growing Workshop Series

Coming soon to the Fernwood Community Centre in Victoria, BC is the Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group Society’s (Fernwood NRG) Food + Growing Workshop Series. This diverse selection of workshops will have participants exploring the Fernwood community garden sites and learning skills suitable for an urban gardener. The workshops are taught by Fernwood NRG’s community garden […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – LifeSpace Gardens

This week’s spotlight is the radiant LifeSpace Gardens! With a mission statement “to craft gardens that are beautiful, functional, and built with integrity” and “to grow a culture and a community connected by the experience of growing food,” Vancouver-based LifeSpace Gardens has the ultimate solution for balcony-bound gardeners. Co-founder Wes Hooper says that, as cities grow more condensed, […]

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