Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Donation Station

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On Saturday, August 18, stop by our booth at the Riley Park Farmer's Market and leave a donation. All proceeds will go to Little Mountain Neighbourhood House's Syrian Drop-in Program participants. 

A partnership between the Riley Park Community Garden and Vancouver Farmers Markets, these contributions help feed our community.

When: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Saturday, August 18
Where: 30th Ave. at Ontario St. | Riley Park

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Aug
18
12:30 PM12:30

Artful Mapping

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On Saturday, August 18 join Riley Park Community Garden's Master Gardeners Selina Pope and Tamara Litke for a Chinese lunch (catered by the Little Mountain Neighbourhood House line dancers) and a walk through the community garden to learn about the diversity of plants growing here. Graphic designer Masahiro Kojima will be joining us to help create an artful map of our garden.

When: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday, August 18

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

 

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Aug
20
12:00 PM12:00

UBC LFS 350 Community Partner Meeting

Little Mountain Neighbourhood House and our Neighbourhood Food Network has partnered with the UBC Land and Food System program for a number of years. The student projects have enabled us to learn more about our community, conduct outreach and increase our capacity.  We welcome other community partners to a meet and greet as we host in the Riley Park Community Garden. 

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Aug
21
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Aug
25
12:30 PM12:30

Tomato Festival and Potluck

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The tomatoes are ripe and ready for the picking! Come down to the garden with a dish to share and taste test a wide variety of tomatoes, compliments of Shirlene from Earth Apple Farm. Everyone welcome!

When: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | Saturday, August 25

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Aug
25
2:00 PM14:00

Compost Field Trip to City Farmer

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Come and visit the spiritual home of composting in Vancouver, at the City Farmer Demonstration Garden at 2150 Maple Street! Founded in 1978, City Farmer has been teaching people how to grow their own food and compost waste for 40 years.

Join us there at 2:00 pm to learn about the ins and outs of worm composting and enjoy a picnic tea in the garden.

Please notify Angela Hoy (angelahoy23@gmail.com) if you're interested in joining! 

When: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Saturday, August 25

Where: City Farmer | 2150 Maple St, Vancouver

 

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Aug
28
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Sep
1
1:00 PM13:00

Mad Hatter Tea Party

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Don’t be late for this very important date!

On Saturday September 1, skip down to the garden for a curious afternoon of garden-inspired teas, snacks and crafty hat making. Everyone (especially kids) are welcome to attend!

When: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Saturday, September 1

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

 

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Aug
14
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Aug
11
3:00 PM15:00

Fall Planting Workshop

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Did you know that we have new neighbours arriving shortly? In the Fall, residents will move into Little Mountain’s new temporary modular housing units. What better way to welcome them to the neighbourhood than with a bed full of veggies!

 

Join Chris from One Love Farm in planting the new bed, and learn how to grow veggies from seed. Everyone welcome!

When: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Saturday, August 11

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Aug
11
12:30 PM12:30

Corn Boil Potluck

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Shucks, it’s time for a corn boil!

It’s time to harvest the season’s corn, and what better way to celebrate than with a corn boil! This is a potluck, so bring a dish from your culture that celebrates corn and we’ll provide the cobs and butter.

Everyone welcome!

When: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | Saturday, August 11

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

 

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Aug
7
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Jul
31
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Jul
26
6:30 PM18:30

General Garden Meeting

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Our next general garden meeting will be held on Thursday, July 26. Open to all community members, we’ll discuss garden decision making and decision makers. Come provide your input and ideas and help shape the future of Riley Park Community Garden!

View the agenda here and the last meeting's minutes here

When: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Thursday, July 26

Where: Room 320 | Hillcrest Community Centre

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Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Latino Dance and Watering Night

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It’s a watering party! Come dance, dine and feed the plants with the Latinx community on Wednesday, July 25. Empanadas, live music and salsa dancing are all on the menu. Everyone welcome!

Do your part to make this event zero waste - please bring your own dishes.

When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Wednesday, July 25

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Jul
24
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Donation Station
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Donation Station

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Once a month, we ask local farmers, vendors and shoppers for donations. Done in collaboration with Vancouver Farmers Markets, this partnership helps feed our community. This month, donations will go to participants in Little Mountain Neighbourhood House's Syrian Drop-in program.

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Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Native Plant Mapping with Lori Snyder
Jul
14
1:00 PM13:00

Native Plant Mapping with Lori Snyder

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Help create a native plant map for Riley Park Community Garden!

Riley Park Community Garden is home to a wide variety of native flora. Led by Indigenous Herbalist and Educator, Lori Snyder, participants will illustrate the garden’s plant life and share their drawings to create a native plant map. All ages and levels of drawing ability are welcome to attend.

When: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Saturday, July 14

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

About Lori

Lori Snyder is an Indigenous Herbalist and Educator with a deep knowledge of medicinal and edible plants that grow in the most common and everyday spaces. Through Lori’s eyes, our immediate surroundings take on a new life and offer a wealth of untapped nutritional resources. In a time when our connection to the land on which we live grows ever more tenuous, Lori offers us an opportunity to reconnect and leads us to tap into the wisdom of ancestral relations who, for thousands of years, were nourished by this land and cared deeply for its fate. 

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Syrian Multicultural Lunch
Jul
14
12:30 PM12:30

Syrian Multicultural Lunch

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Come learn about Syrian culture and food. All dishes are provided by by Little Mountain Neighbourhood House and hosted by the Syrian community. Bring the kids! Nature guides will lead the little ones through the garden while parents chat and lunch.

Everyone is welcome!

When: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | Saturday, July 14

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

 

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Jul
10
9:00 AM09:00

Seniors Line Dancing

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Put on your dancing shoes! Every Tuesday morning through July and August, the garden will host Seniors Line Dancing. Bring a hat, water and come socialize with other active community members while our talented volunteer leads you through the steps.   

All seniors are welcome!

When: 9:00 am - 10:30 am | every Tuesday in July and August

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

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Compost Workshop
Jul
7
1:00 PM13:00

Compost Workshop

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Come down to the garden Saturday, July 7 and dig into the basics of composting with Master Composter, Angela Hoy. In this workshop, Angela will touch on what makes good compost, what does and doesn’t belong, what happens inside the bin and more.

Everyone is welcome!

When: 1:00pm - 2:00 pm | Saturday, July 7

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

 

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Syrian Multicultural Lunch
Jul
7
12:30 PM12:30

Syrian Multicultural Lunch

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Come learn about Syrian culture and food. All dishes are provided by Little Mountain Neighbourhood House and hosted by the Syrian community. Bring the kids! Nature guides will lead the little ones through the garden while parents chat and lunch.

Everyone is welcome!

When: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | Saturday, July 7

Where: E 30th Ave. at Ontario Street | Riley Park Community Garden

 

 

 

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