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O.U.R. Ecovillage

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O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE is a sustainable learning community and demonstration site located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We base our work on Permaculture principles and offer workshops, internships, and courses in Natural Building, Sustainable Food Production, Permaculture and Leadership. Please visit our website for descriptions of the courses and events we  Full Article…

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Environmental Youth Alliance

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Our vision is to build community and environmental health through an understanding of our connection with our social and physical environment. We promote this vision through skill building projects that motivate youth to respond creatively in reconciling social and economic needs with the environmental imperative. And we have fun while doing it! Website: http://www.eya.ca Email:  Full Article…

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Ecoreality

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EcoReality Sustainable Land Use and Education Cooperative conducts classes and workshops in Permaculture and other self-reliant living topics. This is a series of classes to assist in the “great re-skilling” that will be necessary as fossil sunlight goes into decline. Each class features something that will help you become more self-sustainable, which will help our  Full Article…

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City Farmer School of Urban Agriculture

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Introduction to Organic Food Gardening ? Bee Bug Friendly with City Farmer ? Backyard Composting ? Wormshops Learn how to grow your own vegetables in an urban environment. ? Learn how to safely deal with insect problems in your backyard. ? Learn how to make great compost. Website:

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The Sharing Farm

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The Sharing Farm project now occupies over three acres in the Terra Nova Rural Park and has an apple and pear tree orchard at the foot of Gilbert Road. In ten years this community based farm has grown and distributed over 200,000 pounds of produce to those in need. Promotes sustainability through workshops on issues  Full Article…

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Fresh Roots Urban Farm

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Fresh Roots offers urban farming internships, workshops, and volunteer opportunities. We partner with community organizations and schools that use our urban farm fields as outdoor classrooms; engaging the community in addressing food sovereignty, community health, and vocational skills development. Website:

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Van Dusen Botanical Garden

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Van Dusen Botanical Garden 5151 Oak Street Vancouver, BC 604.257.8679 http://vancouver.ca/Parks/parks/vandusen/website/adultEducation/adult.htm Adult Continuing Education and Lecture Series Arts and Garden Crafts ? Botany and Ecology ? Gardening ? Garden Design ? Wellness in the Garden

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