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Community Garden Proposed for Creekside Community Centre

Temporary Community Garden Proposal and Consultation

The World in a Garden has developed a proposal for a temporary community garden located near the east entrance of Creekside Community Recreation Centre.

Location for Temporary Creekside Community Centre

Creekside Community Centre Temporary Garden Location

Proposed garden features

The initial concept for the garden includes the following amenities:

  • Mobile garden beds that can be easily moved or dismantled
  • Accessible garden beds for people of all ages and abilities, with activities tied to community centre programs
  • Community gathering spaces with benches and seating
  • Integrated children’s play area
  • Themed demonstration gardens with an education focus, including:
  • Indigenous food plants
  • Vertical growing wall and trellis
  • Rain garden
  • Culinary herb garden
  • Pollinator beds
  • Multilingual signage for greater accessibility and self-guided tours
  • Rain barrels for water conservation
  • Reused and re-purposed materials from nearby businesses
  • Tool storage shed and compost
Temporary Garden Concept Plan Creekside Community Centre

Creekside Community Centre Garden Concept Plan

Public Consultation Sought

The City of Vancouver is will be looking for your opinions on the this temporary garden proposal. Click here for the online survey.

EDIT (January 8, 2014): The city is not ready for the consultation yet. I will add the info on the consultation as soon as it becomes available.


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