Growing Eden

Hello Families! Would you like to:Making Pizzas

  • be a part of a beautiful new community garden?
  • learn to grow your own flowers and vegetables?
  • involve your children in the joys of nature and gardens?
  • make and share a weekly meal?
  • Take home fresh, organic harvest?


Growing Eden is a garden-based program for parents and their children of all ages. We especially welcome families who are refugees, low-income or new immigrants from the neighbourhood who are interested in learning about the pleasures of growing and eating your own garden harvest. We meet Thursdays, 12:15 to 2:45 pm to plant, take care of our garden, harvest food, share meals. 

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Growing Eden


How to get here?


Our garden is right in the middle of beautiful Bobolink park, at Nanaimo and 61st. 

It’s a few blocks walk from Victoria Drive along 61st, 

or take the 49th bus, transfer South on Elliott bus.





Program Details:

  • Thursdays 12:15-2:45 pm, starting March 2017
  • This is an active program. Come ready to get a bit dirty!
  • All garden tools and seeds are provided. Please bring a sunhat and clothes to work and eat outdoors.
  • Your children are welcome and encouraged to join. We will provide age appropriate activities.
  • Priority is for families who are refugees, low-income or new immigrants
  • All neighbourhood families are encouraged to apply.


Any Questions?

Contact Jen at or leave a phone message at (778) 554-9643.

Growing Eden is a partnership of:

  • Farmers on 57th
  • Disability Alliance of BC
  • South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
  • Unitarian Church of Vancouver
  • City of Vancouver
  • South Vancouver Family Place


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