Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Donation Station

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On Saturday, October 20, stop by our booth at the Riley Park Farmer's Market and leave a donation. All proceeds will go to participants in Little Mountain Neighbourhood House programming.

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

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

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Oct
20
12:30 PM12:30

Apple Festival

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The leaves are red and so are the apples (well, some of them)!

Join us on October 20 for Riley Park Community Garden’s annual Apple Festival. The garden will be home to an apple potluck (bring a dish!) cider pressing and tasting with Norm. Bring the kids and take a big bite out of Autumn!

We’ll also be using this event to welcome our new neighbours at Little Mountain’s temporary modular housing development to the neighbourhood. We encourage everyone to pop by the garden and give them a warm Little Mountain Riley Park hello!

When: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Where: 50 E. 30th Ave. | Riley Park Community Garden

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Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Work Party

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Get elbows-deep in the garden and help keep it blossoming. Chances are you'll probably learn something new, too. Don't forget to bring the kids!

When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

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Sep
22
12:30 PM12:30

Three Sisters Potluck with Wild Salmon Caravan

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On September 22, come learn about the Indigenous way of three sisters gardening over our three sisters potluck. Bring along a dish from your culture and learn how this close-knit trio of corn, legumes and squash, works together to ensure their collective prosperity.

Everyone welcome!

When: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Where: 50 E. 30th Ave. | Riley Park Community Garden

 

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Donation Station

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On Saturday, September 22, stop by our booth at the Riley Park Farmer's Market and leave a donation. All proceeds will go to participants in Little Mountain Neighbourhood House programming.

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

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

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Work Party

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Get elbows-deep in the garden and help keep it blossoming. Chances are you'll probably learn something new, too. Don't forget to bring the kids!

When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

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Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Work Party

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Get elbows-deep in the garden and help keep it blossoming. Chances are you'll probably learn something new, too. Don't forget to bring the kids!

When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

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Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

On the Table

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The Vancouver Foundation has invited organizations across the province to engage with topics key to their communities and neighbourhoods.

On September 13, the Riley Park Community Garden will join the movement. Together, we'll gather over fresh tea and garlic potatoes to discuss how the Vancouver Foundation's neighbourhood small grants have been integral to our work of growing new connections in our community. Join us to chat about how a little can go a long way when supported by a diverse group of dedicated volunteers.

If you’re interested in bringing a dish from your culture, drop by the garden on September 8 to pick up a bag of freshly harvested potatoes.

When: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Thursday, September 13

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

 

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Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Work Party

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Get elbows-deep in the garden and help keep it blossoming. Chances are you'll probably learn something new, too. Don't forget to bring the kids!

When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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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