KinPark Youth Urban Farm

Photo 2014-08-15, 10 52 54 AMThe Kin Park Youth Urban Farm is a youth-led urban agriculture demonstration site and working farm, based on the principles of permaculture and organic agriculture. We aim to train young people how to grow food and run a business; provide increased access to locally produced food in a sustainable manner, and deliver educational programs to community members of all ages on various aspects of urban agriculture.

As we work to transform the park into an edible oasis, we encourage more community members to use and enjoy the space. We offer tours, volunteer opportunities, internships and can host a variety of workshops to suit your needs. For more information, contact Laura Boyd-Clowes at laura@cowichangreencommunity.org.

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Fresh from the Farm

We are currently selling beautiful KinPark produce and preserves in the reFRESH Cowichan Marketplace (360 Duncan St., Duncan). Jelly, garlic, squashes and more! Come on in to pick up some fresh local goodies. You can also order our products on Cow-op.ca

KinPark produce stand

 

The 2017 camp season

This year's KinPark kids camp was a success! We enjoyed playing and learning about all aspects of gardening, seed saving, cooking healthy foods, pickling and baking.

 

KinPark Farm Wish List

  • Cedar lumber
  • Spoiled hay or straw for mulch
  • Composted manure
  • Topsoil
  • Leaf mould
  • Seeds
  • Cover Crops
  • Composters

 

 

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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!   Equipment CGC Member Rate Public Ra …

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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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