March 2020 DUE to COVID-19 All Work Parties and Group Events Cancelled

To limit the spread of COVID-19 the City of Vancouver has instructed all Community Gardens to cancel Work Parties and Group Events.   Gardeners may work independently while maintaining physically distancing of a minimum of 2 metres (6 feet) between individuals; without sharing food, tools, gloves, and equipment; and while following the City of Vancouver’s COVID […]

2016 March City of Vancouver Purchases Arbutus Corridor!!! 2016 July: City provides Arbutus Corridor Update Notice: Temporary pathway installation under way

2016 -March-City of Vancouver purchases Arbutus Corridor !!!!! July 2016-City provides Update Notice: Temporary asphalt pathway installation under way The most relevant sections are highlighted below: Starting this week, the City will begin installing a temporary asphalt pathway to allow continued use of the space for recreation until construction of the future Arbutus Greenway gets […]

2015-March: Video-C.P. Rail clearing of the Community Gardens

1. Video of CP Rail clearing Cypress Community Garden fences, vegetable boxes and plantings–March 2015.  ‘Railroading the Community Gardens’ by Mike Babiarz  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHZ2zmNns7g   2.  You can check out these commentaries and photos on the City Farmer’s website from March 3 2015:  https://cityfarmer.info/?s=cpr 3. See the Georgia Straight, March 2 2015–Article, photos and a short […]

CP Rail tears up Pine Street Community Garden -Stephen Hui photos

Today February 24th, 2015, CP has destroyed the Pine Street Community Garden located along West 6th Avenue between Burrard, Pine and Fir streets. This garden is located just one block away from Cypress Community Garden. CP has the right of way along the Arbutus Corridor, and is removing these encroachments as part of their plan […]