First Annual Weed Takedown! Part Deux

Sunday July 30th, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! This is part two of our end of July Weed Party Series. Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

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First Annual Weed Takedown!

Sunday July 23rd, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

RSVP hello@farmerson57th.ca or text Farmer … Continue Reading

Open House, Saturday May 13th, 2017

Come have a morning brew with your Neighbourhood Farmers & Tour the Market Garden

When? Sat, May 13, 9:30-11am
Where? Farmers on 57th Market Garden, 650 West 57th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Why? Because it’s a beautiful place, especially in the morning.

We’d love to see you at the garden. We’ll tour you through our production area & give you a sensory tour of our herbs and edibles. There will be (some) coffee, tea & baked goods. Please bring … Continue Reading

Urban Farming Volunteer Learning Program 2017 – Apply Now

Apply now! Urban Farming Learning Program with Farmers on 57th

The Farmers on 57th market garden is seeking Learning Program volunteers for the 2017 season! This full season learning experience will immerse you into the world of ecological farming. It is a practical hands-on experience where you exchange your labour and commitment for our instruction, supervision and mutual commitment.

Farmers on 57th is an urban farm on Vancouver Coastal Health land on 57th Avenue near Cambie Street, in Vancouver, BC. The market garden grows beautiful organic veggies for distribution through a CSA program. We also grow and market cut flower bouquets. We operate on … Continue Reading

Green Monster & Fruit Punch Season at Garden Club

DSC_0194The gardens are in full swing at George Pearson Centre.

This week during Garden Club, in the Pearson Resident’s therapeutic gardens, we harvested multiple heirloom varieties of apples, beans, peas, mint, kale, zucchinis, and carrots.

We tested out two new harvest smoothie recipes: Green Monster and Fruit Punch. Green Monster won best colour. Fruit Punch? Best taste, hands down! See recipes below.

Pearson residents have flowers blooming everywhere in the garden here, from sweet peas to verbena, roses, cosmos, double cosmos, and many more! It’s a joy every Tuesday 1-3pm throughout the growing & … Continue Reading

Seeking CSA Members!

Join our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Pick-up farm fresh veggies every Tuesday, 20 weeks June-October. Register online before our first harvest date June 7th and enjoy the freshest lettuce greens you’ve ever tasted. www.www.farmerson57th.ca/csa/

“We encourage you to visit the farm. Make it your weekly staycation getaway! Harvest day pick-up we enjoy warm afternoons in the sun, talking with people about what’s up in the market garden. Your kids run on the lawn, pick raspberries and poke around the garden. You meet your friends to picnic and visit. Or you grab your grub and rush home to cook … Continue Reading