CGC In The News

Woot, woot! Cowichan Green Community has long been recognized in the Cowichan Region and beyond for the work that we do. Over the years, we have been nominated or selected for several prestigious awards within our community. Find a list of our accolades here:

Recognition

  • 2014 Real Estate Foundation’s Land Award Non-Profit Sector – Winner
  • 2014 Real Estate Foundation’s Food Sustainability Leader – Profiled Organization
  • 2013 Tree Canada Award – Provincial Winner
  • 2010 Bosch’s Canadian Eco-Leader Award – Honorable Mention
  • 2010 North Cowichan Design Award for Warmland House Community Garden – Winner
  • 2010 BC Hydro Sustainability Award – Winner
  • 2010 BC Healthy Living Alliance Community Award – Winner
  • 2008 North Cowichan Design Award for Kinsmen Community Garden – Winner

Nominations

  • 2014 Black Tie Award – Business with under 10 employees – Nomination
  • 2013 Real Estate Foundation’s Land Awards – Nomination
  • 2012 Earth Day Hero’s – Nomination
  • 2010 Black Tie Award – Green Business – Nomination
  • 2010 Yves Rocher’s Women of the Earth Award – Nomination
  • 2010 Real Estate Foundation Land Use Award – Nomination
  • 2010 Canadian Award for Environment Innovation – Nomination
  • 2009 North Cowichan Design Award for Kinsmen Community Garden Expansion and the Cowichan Valley Food Charter – Nomination

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

    • Organic Master Gardener Course

      Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Thursday, May 18, 2017
      Organic Master Gardener in Duncan! CGC will host this dynamic 8-week course from Gaia College March 28 - May 18 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings). Learn the foundations of organic land care - topics include: soil biology, botany, composting, soil fertility, waterwise gardening, permaculture, garden installation, tree pruning, landscape health, and garden design. Be prepared for a paradigm shift! Tuition: $695 + GST Space is limited, register early! Register at the Garden Pantry Store, 360 Duncan Street, Duncan. There will be a FREE information session on Monday March 14th at 6:00 pm at CGC. For more information call Nora at 250.748.8506
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