CGC Project Listing


Current Projects

  • Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories “Sharing Our Seed Stories” is an exciting new project of the Cowichan Green Community designed to document the historical seed saving practices of the Cowichan Region and share this knowledge with the greater community. With fu …

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  • Urban Food Forest

    Community Urban Food Forest

    CGC’s Community Urban Food Forest The Community Urban Food Forest, located just outside our offices at 360 Duncan St, is an edible garden demonstrating food forestry and permaculture principles. Planted with over 500 perennial species, including favour …

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    Farmers’ Market Nutrition & Coupon Program

    Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program Increasing Local Access to Local Food Starting in 2013, the Cowichan Green Community (CGC) had the opportunity to team-up with the City Square Market Society to administer the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Pr …

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  • kinpark kids camp

    KinPark Kids Camp

    KinPark Kids Camp Join us for a fun-filled summer where you can learn how to grow, cook, and eat fresh grown food, learn about bees, recycling, and the environment, play in the park, and make friends! The Details Who: Children Ages 6-12 What: Cowichan …

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Project News

  • Community Urban Food Forest

    Urban Food Forest Farewell – July 2014

    Memoirs from a Food Forest The hills are alive with the sound of ‘food foresters’ celebrating the fruition of an amazing food forest project. The time has come to run through the CGC’s community food forest and sing joyfully, while picking strawberries …

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Upcoming Events

    • Work Party Wednesdays

      Work Party Wednesdays

      Saturday, November 1, 2014 - Wednesday, December 3, 2014
      @ the Urban Food Forest   We are looking for volunteers to join us for Work Party Wednesday at CGC's Community Urban Food Forest. If you are new to food forests or gardening, this is a great opportunity to learn lots about...
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