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Family Food Camp Pilot

Richmond non-profits launch farm-based food camp for families in need This season, three Richmond non-profits partnered to provide an innovative family food camp for food-insecure families at Terra Nova Rural Park. The 14-week pilot project has grown from a partnership between The Sharing Farm, the Richmond Schoolyard Society, and the Terra Nova Nature School. It runs from July […]

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Thank You For Garlic Festival Success

Thank you to all of the volunteers, sponsors, and attendees who helped make the Garlic Festival a success. What a success it was! We were able to introduce over 2,000 visitors to the farm in Terra Nova and had close to $11,000 in sales for the day. Festival Sponsors In addition to being festival sponsors, […]

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Bees and Seeds

Thanks to a Vancity Community Project Grant, our Bees and Seeds project is off to a strong start. Starting our own apiary, even a small one, would have been prohibitively expensive for The Sharing Farm. Funds from this grant will be used to purchase equipment and supplies in order to create and support bee keeping […]

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The Sharing Farm honoured to be beneficiary of the first Day of Caring

Thank you, Volunteer Richmond, Coast Capital Savings, Richmond Chamber of Commerce and Ashton Service Group, for having the vision and dedication to create the Richmond Caring Companies program. The Sharing Farm is honoured to have been the beneficiary of your first Day of Caring. Of course, the real beneficiaries are the clients of the Richmond Food […]

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Green thumbs up to volunteering at Richmond Day of Caring

By Staff Writer – Richmond Review Published: June 11, 2012 4:00 PM Updated: June 12, 2012 11:41 AM More than 100 volunteers, representing local businesses and non-profit organizations, arrived at The Sharing Farm at Terra Nova Rural Park last Saturday as part of the first ever Richmond Day of Caring. Volunteers spent the morning weeding, planting, and generally […]

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Save the Savoury Pumpkin

SAVE THE SAVOURY PUMPKIN by Sabine Eiche Wander towards one of the fields at the Terra Nova Fruit Tree Sharing Farm, or drive along any of the roads running past the farms in Richmond at this time of year, and you will see hundreds of pumpkins lying on the ground, looking like huge orange playthings […]

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