CGC Project Listing

 

Current Projects

  • Before Your Plate

    Before Your Plate The Before Your Plate program is getting ready to run its Second Term from January 10th to April 13th, 2017. Interviews are still taking place until January 10th. Applicants interested in applying can contact Alyssa Loucks at alyssa@c …

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  • Preserving Our Wisdom

    Preserving Our Wisdom: Combining the lost art of food preservation with food reclamation Did you know it is illegal for grocery stores in France to throw out edible food? If caught doing so, fines are high and could even land you a 2-year prison term. …

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    Incubator Seed Farm

    Cowichan Incubator Seed Farm   The Cowichan Valley will soon be home to the first of its kind Seed Incubator Farm. Based on the successful ‘Incubator Farm’ model that has been implemented in numerous places to train new farmers, the Cowichan Incub …

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    Let’s Chop It Up!

    Let’s Chop It Up! Let’s Chop it Up! is a SkillsLink program designed to empower and educate a small team of young adults with the necessary tools needed to find employment within the Cowichan Region’s food community. A three-month SkillsLink term begin …

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  • KinPark Kids Camp

    KinPark Kids Camp

    KinPark Kid’s Camp KinPark Kid’s Camp is a great opportunity for children to learn plenty about gardening, and farming, while making long lasting memories and friendships. Our focus is on education about planting, growing, cooking, and of course eating …

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    Cowichan Lake Community Garden

    Cowichan Lake Community Garden Background The Cowichan Green Community (CGC) was contracted by Island Health to design and build a community garden with volunteers in Lake Cowichan. The quarter acre garden is located in Centennial Park, on the Town of …

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  • Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories With funding from the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP), under Service Canada, the “Sharing Our Seed Stories” project was hosted by the Cowichan Green Community from March 2014 to March 2015.  Designed to document the his …

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    Community Urban Food Forest

    Community Urban Food Forest   The Community Urban Food Forest is located just outside CGC’s offices at The Station, 360 Duncan St. The garden is full of beautiful edible and medicinal plants that were planted together to create an amazing, diverse …

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    Farmers’ Market Nutrition & Coupon Program

    Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program Increasing Local Access to Local Food BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program from BC Assoc. of Farmers’ Markets on Vimeo. Starting in 2013, the Cowichan Green Community (CGC) had the opportunity to team-up w …

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Project News

  • Before Your Plate

    Before Your Plate The Before Your Plate program is getting ready to run its Second Term from January 10th to April 13th, 2017. Interviews are still taking place until January 10th. Applicants interested in applying can contact Alyssa Loucks at alyssa@c …

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Upcoming Events

    • Duncan Seedy Sunday

      Sunday, March 19, 2017
      Cowichan Green Community is pleased to announce that we will host the 9th annual Duncan Seedy Sunday. On March 19th, 2017, this family- friendly event will be taking place at the Cowichan Tribes Si’em Lelum Gymnasium (5574 River Road, Duncan, BC). An...
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