KinPark Youth Urban Farm

Photo 2014-08-15, 10 52 54 AMThe Kin Park Youth Urban Farm, an initiative of CGC, 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; through education programs provided to community members of all ages on various aspects of urban agriculture.

As we slowly 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 Heather Kaye at heather@cowichangreencommunity.org.

Fresh in the Garden Pantry

We are currently selling beautiful KinPark produce and preserves in the Garden Pantry Shop. Apple jelly, garlic, squashes and more! Come on in to pick up some fresh local goods before they all disappear!

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

  • Spoiled hay or straw for mulch
  • Composted manure
  • Topsoil
  • Maple leaves
  • Seeds
  • Cover Crops
  • Composters

Previous update

  • Storytime at Kin Park

    KinPark Youth Urban Farm Fall 2014

    July 9, 2014

    KinPark Youth Urban Farm Fall 2014     Canada World Youth Arrive at the park! We are grateful for the arrival of two Canada World Youth volunteers who are set to infuse their energy and skills into the urban farm. For the next three months, J …

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Project News

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    For the Love of Upcycling: Recycling Senior’s Knowledge of Upcycling                             Cowichan Green Community is offering a series of Workshops, that have been funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program, a …

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Upcoming Events

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      Upcycling Men's Shirts

      Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
      OCTOBER WORKSHOP SERIES Upcycling Men's Shirts into Aprons: Tuesday, October 17th,  Two workshop times: 10AM - 2PM OR 5:30PM - 8:30PM Learn how to sew a variety of men's shirts into aprons. Samples/Examples can be seen in the Garden Pantry Store...
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