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:


  • 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


  • 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

  • Agricultural Equipment Library

    In 2018 Cowichan Green Community received funding through the Municipality of North Cowichan to begin and Agricultural Equipment Library. We are pleased to bring you the following equipment available for rent! Rental rates are a day rate.   Equipm …

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Upcoming Events

    • Understanding Your Garden Soil

      Monday, May 27, 2019
      Understanding Your Garden Soil A workshop by Margaret Ames Join us for an evening of learning! Learn about the composition of soil, soil formation, soil texture, soil structure, soil moisture and chemistry. Suggested donation: $20.00 Limited space available. Please contact...
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