4TH & MACDONALD

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

The 4th & Macdonald Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The garden is located at the corner of West 4th Ave. and Macdonald. The temporary growing space was assembled in October 2017 and has 100 community garden beds, in addition to seating, garden art and a community noticeboard! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. 

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BROADWAY & ALMA

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

The Broadway & Alma Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the West Point Grey neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The garden is located at the corner of Alma and West Broadway. The temporary growing space was assembled in October 2017 and has 100 community garden beds, in addition to seating, garden art and a community noticeboard! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. 

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BROADWAY & VICTORIA

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

The Broadway & Victoria Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Commercial Drive/Grandview Woodland neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The garden is located at the corner of East Broadway and Victoria Drive. The temporary growing space was assembled in October 2017 and has 100 community garden beds, in addition to seating, garden art and a community noticeboard! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. 

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CAMBIE & 16TH

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

The Cambie & 16th Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Cambie Village neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The garden is located at the corner of Cambie & 16th Ave. West. The temporary growing space was assembled in October 2017 and has 100 community garden beds, in addition to seating, garden art and a community noticeboard! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. 

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OAK & 41ST

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

The Oak and 41st Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Oakridge neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The garden is located at the corner of Oak St. and 41st Ave. West. The temporary growing space was assembled in October 2017 and has 100 community garden beds, in addition to seating, garden art and a community noticeboard! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. 

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DUNBAR & 39TH

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

The Dunbar & 39th Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Dunbar neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The garden is located at the corner of Dunbar St. and 39th Ave West. The temporary growing space was assembled in October 2017 and has 100 community garden beds, in addition to seating, garden art and a community noticeboard! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. 

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Alma & 10th 

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

The Alma Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Point Grey neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The garden is located at the corner of Alma St. and 10th Ave. West. The temporary growing space was assembled in April 2017 and will have 100 community garden beds, seating, garden art and a fruit tree! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. The temporary garden installation is managed by Shifting Growth.

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hastings north 

Vancouver, b.c. (map)

Our Hastings North Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Hastings/Sunrise (East Village) community of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Built in Aug. 2013, the garden has 206 community garden beds, seating, fruit trees, garden art and a mailbox! This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. The temporary garden installation is managed by Shifting Growth.

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The Drive

Vancouver, B.C. (MAP)

The Drive Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Commercial Drive community of Vancouver, BC. Built in two phases (Oct. 2013 & March 2014), the garden has 112 community garden beds, seating, fruit trees and garden art. This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. The temporary garden installation is managed by Shifting Growth with Can You Dig It. 

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Southeast False Creek

Vancouver, B.C. (MAP)

The Southeast False Creek Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the False Creek Flats/Olympic Village neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC, Canada at the corner of Wylie St. and 2nd Ave. W. Built in 2014, the garden has 222 community garden beds, seating, and garden art . This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. This  temporary garden installation is managed by Shifting Growth. 

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BURKE MOUNTAIN

cOQUITLAM, B.C. (MAP)

The Burke Mountain Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Foothills at Burke Mountain neighbourhood in Coquitlam, BC, Canada. Built in 2013, the garden has 68 community garden beds, seating, heavy-duty compost system, 10' high deer fencing and a community board. This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. This  temporary garden installation is managed by Shifting Growth.     

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SOUTH CAPILANO

North VANCOUVER, B.C. (MAP)

The South Capilano Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the South Capilano neighbourhood in North Vancouver, BC, Canada. Built in 2013, the garden has 98 community garden beds, seating, and a community board. This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. This  temporary garden installation is managed by Shifting Growth. 

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GORDON House FArm

VANCOUVER, B.C. (MAP)

The Gordon Neighbourhood Urban House Farm Garden is a growing space in the West-End neighbourhood in downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada. Built in 2014, the garden has 24 community garden beds and seating. This allotment garden is for members of the residential property managed and owned by Gordon Nelson Property Management and The Gordon Neighbourhood House to grow food and flowers.

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DUNBAR & 40TH               

VANCOUVER, B.C. (MAP)

The Dunbar & 40th Temporary Community Garden is a temporary growing space in the Dunbar neighbourhood in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Built in 2012, the garden has 36 community garden beds, seating, unique community-made fencing and a community board. This allotment garden is for community members to grow food and flowers. This  temporary garden installation is managed by Shifting Growth. 

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Kwantlen (KPU) Campus Garden

Surrey, BC (Map)

Kwantlen Student Association (KSA) has built its first on-campus community garden at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Surrey Campus. The sixteen-plot Westerman Campus Garden uses Shifting Growth’s unique raised pallet garden bed system. The garden is named in dedication to the Westerman Family who were agriculturalists, gardeners and supporters of education in Surrey.

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Ssfu  lEARNING gARDEN           

Burnaby mOUNTAIN, B.C. (MAP)

The SSFU Learning Garden is a temporary educational and communal garden at the heart of The Simon Fraser University Burnaby Mountain Campus. The garden was constructed for Sustainable SFU, who secured a short-term agreement for the property. Shifting Growth constructed this garden to have 65 garden beds, secure locking storage, seating for 25+, a three-tiered compost system, a white board and two community boards.

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Other Garden Projects

MAILLARD ELEMENTARY

The Maillard School Garden in Coquitlam, BC was created with the help from the school kids and parents. Built on a underutilized parking lot, the growing space now flourishes year-round.       

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Clark & 12th

The Clark & 12th Temporary Commu-nity Garden was located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Build in  early 2012. Removed in late 2013. The garden had 58 garden beds and a community board.  

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Acorn Collaboration

The Acorn Garden was a collaboration with Victory Gardens from Vancouver, BC, Canada. The small garden is located on a private residential property in the space of two parking spots.      

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2ND AVE RESIDENTIAL 

The 2nd Ave. Garden was build for NOW Developments to acheive LEED Accreditation with their Commercial Drive multi-unit low-rise residential property. 

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prisM engineering

The Prism Garden is a parking-spot sized garden in a Bentall Kennedy building in Burnaby , BC. The garden creates a space for staff engagement and lunch greens.    

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Burnaby St.

The Burnaby St. Garden is a small growing space for residents of the private multi-unit downtown residential property to grow fresh herbs and a space to connect with their neighbours.      

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Green Growing 

A collection of close-up garden greens and flowers photos.  See what can grow in our gardens.   

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UBC Farm

The UBC Farm Planting Project is a collaboration between UBC and Shifting Growth with the financial support from The Federal Government of Canada and The Evergreen Foundation.

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Other Projects 

Some other project which Shifting Growth has played a part.      

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Garden Features & Accessories

    Kiosk & Notice Boards

For posting notices and garden communications, tips and sponsorship.

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  Water   Systems

Simple, visual and ease-of-use accessible water systems for all types and sizes of gardeners.

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Garden visuals & Art

Unique garden art to bring life, colour and connectivity to each garden space.

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GARDEN SIGNAGE Boards

Communicates garden purpose, mission, maps and contact info.

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Storage & Seating

Secure two-in-one locking storage which doubles as garden seating.

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URBAN CHICKEN COOP

Demo chicken coop to showcase new techniques in urban chicken tending.

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Green waste systems

Compost/Green Waste collection solutions to manage off-site and outside gardens.

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Garden Mailboxes

A fun, community-engaged method of communication and handout distribution.

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Custom Branding

Creating unique visuals to showcase our supporters and suppliers.

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Garden Numbers

Used to keep track of each garden bed and add some colour to the space.

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Greenhouses & Winter Shelter

Winter protection to grow all year long  Locking, sturdy solutions shelters.

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Buy Beds - Garden Store

Products available for retail purchases. Prefabricated, raised garden bed. 

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