Spring Gillard

Marg of the Maples

I first met Margaret Haga when I was working at City Farmer. She had taken over the management of the Maple Street Garden from Barb Atkins, the energetic and dedicated woman who started the community garden. The Maple garden was the first community garden to pop up on the east side of Maple […]

Choice Garden BBQ

My community garden, the one with the cute purple shed, is having a fundraiser this Sunday. The BBQ bash takes place at Choices Market in Kits. Choices will provide burgers with a drink by donation. And you can chat […]

Village People Plot Garden Coup

Just got back from a garden meeting with my “village”, one of Village Vancouver’s active neighbourhood networks. Some of us have been gardening together communally at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House for the last couple years. That means we don’t have our own plots, but we tend an area together and share in the entire harvest. But […]