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Community Gardeners’ Workshop Series

Members of community gardens in the City of Vancouver are invited to attend workshops on various gardening topics. All events are offered by our community partners, and are free of charge*. It’s an opportunity for gardeners to share their expertise about community gardening, and to meet members of other gardens and learn from each other. […]

Collaborative Community Mural Call for Artist Project

The Pine Street Community Garden(www.pinestreetgardens.org) is looking for an artist to provide services to engage the general public and local community to create a collaborative community mural on a shipping container located in a new city park adjacent to the Community Garden. The park is located on the corner of west 6th Avenue and Fir […]

Screening of “A Community of Gardeners” on Food Day

Screen A Community of Gardeners on Food Day! On October 24, thousands of people around the country will celebrate Food Day by organizing events that promote healthy, affordable and sustainable food.  On this special day, consider hosting a film screening of the inspiring documentary A Community of Gardeners. The film, which has been airing on PBS stations throughout the U.S., explores […]

City of Vancouver to Rescue Arbutus Corridor Fruit Trees-Vancouver Courier

Text from Vancouver Courier Article- Sept 16th, 2014: The Vancouver park board plans to move trespassing mature fruit trees off of Arbutus Corridor now that talks have broken down between the Canadian Pacific and the City of Vancouver. “The Park Board has consulted with staff arborists and has identified more than a hundred mature fruit […]

The Arbutus Corridor-A Way Forward? SFU Public Dialogue Sept 4

From SFU Dialogue Website: You might think that there’s no solution to the conflict over the Arbutus rail corridor. Canadian Pacific Rail wants $100 million for its right-of-way. The City of Vancouver has offered $20m. Neighbourhood gardens, longstanding although trespassing, have been ripped up just before harvest— and election— time. Trains, moving or stored, are […]

Where

The Pine Street Community Gardens, established in 2006, runs for two blocks along side the railroad tracks on West 6th Avenue between Fir and Burrard.

Garden Side + Orchard Side

The western block of the gardens, what we call the Orchard Side, is one of Vancouver’s only urban orchards, featuring apple, pear, plum and many other varieties of fruit trees. The east block, or Garden Side, of the gardens is home to over 40 vegetable and garden plots.

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