Our Current Projects
Our current ongoing projects
Join local wild foods experts for a five-part diverse walking series throughout the Cowichan Region focused on fresh air, light exercise and wild...
Started: May 17, 2013
Providing inspiration, training and support to youth through environmental education.
Started: October 17, 2012
CGC builds an urban farm at Kinsmen Park. From sheet mulched garden beds, a berry walk to a greenhouse check out what's growing at the park!
Started: April 16, 2012
Zero Waste Educational Outreach! Offering free workshops for schools and community events in the Cowichan Region.
Started: February 1, 2012
Organizing volunteers to harvest urban fruit trees and share the fruit with the community.
Started: March 1, 2005
The Kinsmen garden is on Alderlea Street, behind Cowichan Secondary School.
Started: January 1, 2002
"The Food Chain" is our listing of emergency food providers in the Cowichan Valley.
Our completed finished projects
In partnership with Gaia College, a comprehensive organic gardening course for the urban garden enthusiast.
Started: January 22, 2013
CGC conducted an agricultural market research project and produced "growing connections - a handbook for purchasers + farmers in the Cowichan...
Started: November 13, 2012
Learn to can, pickle, store, dry and freeze your favourite foods!
Started: August 14, 2012
Join local wild foods experts for a nine-part diverse walking series throughout the Cowichan Region focused on fresh air, light exercise and wild...
Started: July 5, 2012
CGC has received funding to retrofit an under-utilized building in Kinsmen Neighborhood Community Park.
Started: May 1, 2012
The 2012 Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Map is now available.
Started: January 1, 2012
From jams to pickles, the CGC is hosting a workshop series on food preservation.
Started: September 20, 2011
An educational campaign dedicated to increasing knowledge and resources on seed saving.
Started: July 1, 2011
A six-part walking series showcasing the bounty of wild edibles the Valley has to offer!
Started: June 30, 2011
Profiles of the food producers who listed on the 2011 Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Cowichan Food Map
Started: June 1, 2011
Cowichan Green Community’s 2011 Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Cowichan Food Map is now available
Started: January 1, 2011
Growing Food, Growing Jobs, Growing Community
Started: November 8, 2010
Dedicate one row in your vegetable garden for the food bank.
Started: May 1, 2010