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

  • New Horizons – Farming Connections

    Farming Connections                         Farming Connections is a new initiative of Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program …

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Upcoming Events

    • Duncan Seedy Sunday

      Sunday, March 17, 2019
      Duncan Seedy Sunday 2019 This annual event is a sure sign that Spring is on the way! Come join your friends and neighbours at this year's popular Seedy Sunday, where you will find: - Seeds for sale and swap - Edible and ornamental plants, trees and shrubs, plant starts and seedlings for sale - Free workshops on Seed, Garden and Ecology-related subjects - A Kids Activity table - Food trucks - Garden accessories such as mason bee homes, pots, tools... and more!
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