CGC In The News

Woot, woot! Cowichan Green Community has long been recognized in the Cowichan Region and beyond for the work that we do. Over the years, we have been nominated or selected for several prestigious awards within our community. Find a list of our accolades here:

Recognition

  • 2014 Real Estate Foundation’s Land Award Non-Profit Sector – Winner
  • 2014 Real Estate Foundation’s Food Sustainability Leader – Profiled Organization
  • 2013 Tree Canada Award – Provincial Winner
  • 2010 Bosch’s Canadian Eco-Leader Award – Honorable Mention
  • 2010 North Cowichan Design Award for Warmland House Community Garden – Winner
  • 2010 BC Hydro Sustainability Award – Winner
  • 2010 BC Healthy Living Alliance Community Award – Winner
  • 2008 North Cowichan Design Award for Kinsmen Community Garden – Winner

Nominations

  • 2014 Black Tie Award – Business with under 10 employees – Nomination
  • 2013 Real Estate Foundation’s Land Awards – Nomination
  • 2012 Earth Day Hero’s – Nomination
  • 2010 Black Tie Award – Green Business – Nomination
  • 2010 Yves Rocher’s Women of the Earth Award – Nomination
  • 2010 Real Estate Foundation Land Use Award – Nomination
  • 2010 Canadian Award for Environment Innovation – Nomination
  • 2009 North Cowichan Design Award for Kinsmen Community Garden Expansion and the Cowichan Valley Food Charter – Nomination

Project News

  • New Horizons – Farming Connections

    Farming Connections is a new initiative of the Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada which focuses on bringing farmers out of the isolating lifestyle that farming creates. Our goal is to engage ageing farmers by holding …

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Upcoming Events

    • Vintage Fundraising Car Wash Photo Poster (2)

      Recovered Beer Cask Night Fundraiser

      Thursday, August 9, 2018
      Please join us at Red Arrow Brewing Company (5255 Chaster Road, Duncan) on August 9th, 2018 from 6pm - 10pm to raise awareness about the issue of food waste and to learn about and support the innovative ways that we as a community...
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