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Grand Opening of Intercultural Community Garden Saturday May 7, 2011

photo Jason Lang On Saturday, May 7th, the Intercultural Community Garden Project will celebrate its Grand Opening on the rooftop of St Paul’s Hospital. This is a project that I have been working on over the past two years as a Director of the West End Residents Association (WERA). The Intercultural Community garden project is […]

Courier article about Sunset Beach intercultural community garden

This article appeared in the October 22 edition of the Vancouver Courier Vancouver Courier by Sandra Thomas A proposal to create a multicultural community garden on Sunset Beach has been withdrawn due to negative feedback from residents living near the proposed site. If approved the proposal would have been a joint project spearheaded by YMCA […]

Sunset Beach community garden

In my capacity as President of the West End Residents Association I have been participating in a project to develop more community gardens in the West End. The project is a partnership between the YMCA and Gordon House to create an Intercultural Community Garden in the downtown peninsula. The project has already establish a garden […]

Rooftop garden cultivates community

This story appeared in the Vancouver Sun on Sept. 17, 2010. Click here for the full article. Imelda Milelli reaches into her small garden box atop St. Paul’s Hospital and pulls up a handful of wheat grass. A few boxes away, Tomoko Koike shows off her shiso, a Japanese herb used in salads, soups and […]

Intercultural community garden meeting tonight at 7 pm at Gordon House

Intercultural community garden project