Sage Creek Prairie School

Sage Creek Prairie School

Kristen Simonson, Sage Creek Prairie School
We started as a Forest and nature school dedicated to making outdoor experiences accessible for all individuals. Food security is one of the “pillars” of our program, which is directly linked to a food forest with more than 50 species of trees and shrubs and space for growing annual vegetables. Read More

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We started as a Forest and nature school dedicated to making outdoor experiences accessible for all individuals. Food security is one of the “pillars” of...

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We started as a Forest and nature school dedicated to making outdoor experiences accessible for all individuals. Food security is one of the “pillars” of our program, which is directly linked to a food forest with more than 50 species...

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Khalsa Aid was founded in 1999 by Ravi Singh to provide humanitarian aid to those experiencing natural or man-made disaster. Khalsa Aid now has many...

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Khalsa Aid was founded in 1999 by Ravi Singh to provide humanitarian aid to those experiencing natural or man-made disaster. Khalsa Aid now has many chapters around the world including the Vancouver chapter, which provides aid to the Lower Mainland,...

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Founded in 2002 by seven residents of Suspa-Kshemawati VDC, FSS is a community-based Indiegnous-led organization registered with the Dolakha district Social Welfare Council office in...

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Founded in 2002 by seven residents of Suspa-Kshemawati VDC, FSS is a community-based Indiegnous-led organization registered with the Dolakha district Social Welfare Council office in eastern Nepal. With its base in Fashelung (Phaselung) village, the organization works across several VDCs...

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The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community...

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The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning. Our To-Go & Grow Free Seed Library was inspired by my...

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This past month, I had the pleasure to visit five garden sites in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.  While each site was different,...

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This past month, I had the pleasure to visit five garden sites in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.  While each site was different, each has the same goals:  growing produce, education, and sharing with community. They were all...

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There are various methods to harvest marine phytoplankton. At MARPHYL Marine Phytoplankton, we implement a natural, wild, and sustainable approach.  First, ocean water is pumped...

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There are various methods to harvest marine phytoplankton. At MARPHYL Marine Phytoplankton, we implement a natural, wild, and sustainable approach.  First, ocean water is pumped from the deeps of the Georgia Strait into tanks located on shore next to the...

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Amsterdam Garden Centre has been a family-owned and -operated plant nursery in Pitt Meadows, BC since 1979. Not only are we a year-round garden centre,...

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Amsterdam Garden Centre has been a family-owned and -operated plant nursery in Pitt Meadows, BC since 1979. Not only are we a year-round garden centre, but we are also a wholesale producer of top-quality plants and hanging baskets. We offer...

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The YWCA rooftop garden is an 18,000 square foot oasis in the busy downtown core.  When we entered the garden area on a sunny afternoon...

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The YWCA rooftop garden is an 18,000 square foot oasis in the busy downtown core.  When we entered the garden area on a sunny afternoon in early June, we were greeted with a bank of reflective windows that showed the...

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We here at the gardenologie are pleased to announce that we have partnered with West Coast Seeds to support Canadian rowing athlete and Olympic gold...

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We here at the gardenologie are pleased to announce that we have partnered with West Coast Seeds to support Canadian rowing athlete and Olympic gold medalist Andrea Proske on her gardening journey. We wanted to share her story in her...

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My name is a Akos and I run the re.Planted Farm & Floral Studio in Deep River, ON. We’re a regenerative urban farm that strives...

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My name is a Akos and I run the re.Planted Farm & Floral Studio in Deep River, ON. We’re a regenerative urban farm that strives to design with only the flowers we’ve grown ourselves. We are strong proponents of the...

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  Food 4 Thought is an urban organic garden matching program that started in the Kitsilano neighbourhood in the spring of 2020, matching keen apartment...

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  Food 4 Thought is an urban organic garden matching program that started in the Kitsilano neighbourhood in the spring of 2020, matching keen apartment dwelling gardeners with welcoming house owners or tenants who have yard space. Upon joining Food...

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I'm 10 years old and my brother is 7. This spring, we wanted to start a seed trading library at our school because we love...

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I'm 10 years old and my brother is 7. This spring, we wanted to start a seed trading library at our school because we love seeds and gardening! We asked West Coast seeds to help us get it started. Without...

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In 2014, my husband and I invited neighbors to garden with us. Many people in our hilly, tree-lined city of Montpelier, Vermont, don't have anywhere...

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In 2014, my husband and I invited neighbors to garden with us. Many people in our hilly, tree-lined city of Montpelier, Vermont, don't have anywhere to garden, and we had too much lawn. Now more than half of the two-acre...

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The Alouette River Management Society (ARMS) is dedicated to proactively protecting and improving the Alouette Watershed and surrounding areas by creating a healthy environment connecting...

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The Alouette River Management Society (ARMS) is dedicated to proactively protecting and improving the Alouette Watershed and surrounding areas by creating a healthy environment connecting parks, trail systems, public centers and waterways. Volunteer supported, ARMS is involved in watershed inventory...

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While there is reason to be alarmed about the health and survival of many species of insects and pollinators there is also reason to be...

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While there is reason to be alarmed about the health and survival of many species of insects and pollinators there is also reason to be optimistic. While monoculture and chemical dependent farms continue their destructive practices gardeners are playing an...

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We are so incredibly honored, humbled and touched by all the applications received for the West Coast Seeds x gardenologie Scholarship. When we set out...

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We are so incredibly honored, humbled and touched by all the applications received for the West Coast Seeds x gardenologie Scholarship. When we set out on this project in 2022, we hadn’t anticipated the number of gardeners out there striving...

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Attracting predatorial insects to our garden using flowers is an effective pest management strategy. Flying insects such as wasps, hover flies and lady beetles find...

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Attracting predatorial insects to our garden using flowers is an effective pest management strategy. Flying insects such as wasps, hover flies and lady beetles find nectar and pollen for themselves while hunting for protein-rich foods in the form of caterpillars,...

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For many people, a lawn is the first thing that comes to mind when they picture the perfect garden. Idyllic expanses of lush green turf...

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For many people, a lawn is the first thing that comes to mind when they picture the perfect garden. Idyllic expanses of lush green turf seem to have always been shown as the ultimate status symbol to show off to...

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For over 50 years, SPEC has brought a range of environmental concerns to the attention of policymakers, industry and the public. SPEC is one of...

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For over 50 years, SPEC has brought a range of environmental concerns to the attention of policymakers, industry and the public. SPEC is one of the longest running not-for -profits in BC, through its public education and advocacy work, SPEC...

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Most people are keen on beans. String or snap bush beans are like any vegetable, best for health fresh-picked. They are tender and sweet right...

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Most people are keen on beans. String or snap bush beans are like any vegetable, best for health fresh-picked. They are tender and sweet right off the branch. Fine restaurants often plate a few alongside gourmet fare. Bars offer pickled...

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The Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB) has embarked on a new, fresh project that provides supplemental greens to our Community Agency Partners (CAPs): we’ve started...

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The Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB) has embarked on a new, fresh project that provides supplemental greens to our Community Agency Partners (CAPs): we’ve started a community garden!  Tucked away in a parking lot in behind our Vancouver CAP Market,...

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Support through charitable giving is fundamental to our mission of repairing the world, one seed at a time. West Coast Seeds held a call for...

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Support through charitable giving is fundamental to our mission of repairing the world, one seed at a time. West Coast Seeds held a call for submissions of original artwork for a chance to be featured on one of our seed...

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Support through charitable giving is fundamental to our mission of repairing the world, one seed at a time. West Coast Seeds held a call for...

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Support through charitable giving is fundamental to our mission of repairing the world, one seed at a time. West Coast Seeds held a call for submissions of original artwork for a chance to be featured on one of our seed...

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Here's how to make a natural, healthy soil factory with bokashi composting and turn valuable food waste into rich compost in just 6 weeks. Watch the...

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Here's how to make a natural, healthy soil factory with bokashi composting and turn valuable food waste into rich compost in just 6 weeks. Watch the video and follow the steps below to get started.    Regular composting can take months...

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