A Fleet to move Mountains

We are fortunate to have such great helping hands around us. Ventana Construction is the general contractor for Mary’s Barn. We asked if they could replace our woobley wheeled barrows with some new wheelbarrows and they didn’t hesitate. The result is 10 brand new wheelbarrows to upgrade our fleet. Many Thanks Ventana!

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Join the Club!

Join us. A free outdoors program for seniors 55+. Make friends in the fields and the greenhouse while you help seed, transplant, harvest and give back to your community. The Greenhouse Social Club is a wonderful opportunity to help The Sharing Farm grow organic vegetables for the food bank and our neighbours in need. Enjoy […]

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Weekly Harvest Basket

Sign up for a weekly box of fresh and local veggies.  17 weeks of some of the best seasonal produce in town. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) supports our charitable work at The Farm by enjoying weekly seasonal harvests of fresh sustainably grown vegetables. •    17 weeks, from June 23 through to October 13, of delicious […]

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Be a Friend of our Fields!

It’s that time of year again! Saturday, April 30th is our first Friends of the Field volunteering day at The Sharing Farm.We’ve been anticipating this day for weeks and can’t wait to have the community involved at the farm once again. The farm is buzzing, and not just with bees! So here are a few […]

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We’re tearing up Terra Nova Rural Park!

(4 acres of it … in a managed and sustainable fashion) Blueberry bushes ripped from their roots to make way for Mary’s Barn (lovingly replanted in East Field) Named after our inspiring founder, Mary Gazetas, the barn will be The Farm’s operation centre. Upon competition (end of May), we will move in and centralize our […]

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Seed funding helped Mary’s Barn grow roots

Local Rona owners were a catalyst for further investment at The Sharing Farm in west Richmond  Alan Campbell / Richmond News April 1, 2016 12:50 PM Alma (left) and Mack (fourth from left) Foster, owners of Rona on Elmbridge Way, donated $15,000 to get The Sharing Farm’s Mary’s Barn off the ground. They stand with […]

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2016 FARM INTERN JOB POSTING

Background The Sharing Farm is a non-profit community organization that grows vegetables on donated city lands for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working farm interns for May – August 2016.   The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of organic farming set within […]

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Foundational Relationship

With Lafarge Cement’s generous donation of concrete for Mary’s Barn, the foundation and footings are now solidly in place. Over the years we have been developing our relationship. For several years they have been sending enthusiastic groups of employees to work in our fields. When Pascal Bouchard, Plant Manager of the Lafarge plant in Richmond, […]

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Mary’s Barn – It’s Official

We are happy to announce that our new barn is now officially named, “Mary’s Barn,” in honor of our founder Mary Gazetas. The barn is currently under construction with a completion date scheduled for the end of May this year. Mary was the inspiration behind and a founding member of The Richmond Fruit Tree Sharing […]

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