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Beginner Growing Tips

  • Lifespace Gardens
    • Sign up for their newsletter to get regular lessons on growing food in urban gardens
    • Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page

Novice Growing Tips

Ongoing Help / Weekly Lessons

Where to Get Your Materials & Support Local

  • Food Eco District (FED)
    • Discover up to date information on how to support local farms & nurseries, food banks, grocers, farmers markets and more here

Local Vegetable Planting Chart

Urban Agriculture

Gardening with Kids

Supporting Local Indigenous Food

  • Farm to School BC
    • Harvest4Knowledge: an Indigenous plant and traditional knowledge project taking place on the homeland of the Lekwungen people, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. The project set out to bring Indigenous plants and traditional knowledge into schools

Land Access Map

  • Young Agrarians - UMap
    • Check out their mapping resource for new entrants into sustainable agriculture here!

For information on where to find additional support, visit Growing Together's website

We are constantly updating this growing list of resources. If there is something in particular you would like to learn that’s not here yet, please email with your suggestions!

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We are absolutely honoured to be living and working on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen peoples, specifically the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, whose relationship with the land continues to teach and inspire us to this day.