The Garden Pantry Store

The Garden Pantry Store is now an even more interesting and eclectic retail store. It’s well worth a visit! We’re now on Facebook! Click to take a look at our current showcases and upcoming events!

THE GARDEN PANTRY SHOWCASE

We support Island artisans and specialty food producers by providing a full service retail environment for them to “showcase” their products! We charge a minimal monthly space rental fee and provide all the advantages of a high traffic brick and mortar retail space including all marketing, merchandising, and inventory control. There are no extra fees or commissions and our vendors receive 100% of their monthly sales. Our vendors are a talented and interesting group and the product mixes in the store change constantly with additional products or flavours being added to their line-ups. For more information on becoming a Showcase Vendor please contact leslie@cowichangreencommunity.org.Store photo for web

Check-out our vendor list

 

UP! Our Upcycling Initiative

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UPcycling: to reuse (discarded objects or materials) in such a way as to create a product of a higher quality or value than the original.

We are currently showcasing Up!cycled Tee Shirts to cheeky shopping/market bags, teaspoons to Garden Markers with beautiful garden verses stamped into them as well as herb markers, repurposed rocks to amazing and fun art pictures, calendars and thrift store art books into re-usable gift bags and so much more!  Please come in and visit us soon

TOOL AND CANNING JAR DONATIONS

CGC is excited that we offer a different option for the community to support an even more sustainable lifestyle. Community members can both purchase and/or drop off clean and in working order items as well as clean canning jars, lids, rings, and canning tools. All proceeds from donated items help support CGC’s community projects and initiatives drop into The Garden Pantry Store at 360 Duncan Street and our dedicated staff of volunteers will be more than happy to help you.

Hours

Tuesday to Friday
10:00am to 4:30pm

Saturdays
10:00am to 5:00pm

Project News

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    For the Love of Upcycling

    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 Felted Wool Sweaters

      Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Tuesday, November 28, 2017
      NOVEMBER WORKSHOP SERIES: Upcycling Felted Wool Sweaters into Bodum and Teapot Covers: Tuesday, November 14th,  Two workshop times: 10AM - 2PM OR 5:30PM - 8:30PM Learn how to create embellished cosies for bodums (coffee presses) and tea pots. Samples/Examples can be...
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