Oak & 41st TEMPORARY COMMUNITY GARDEN

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 West 41st Ave. 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. 

Stay up to date with The Oak & 41st Temporary Community Garden News Blog/Page! (Click here)

 

 

To contact the garden manager of The Oak and 41st Temporary Community Garden, please email: garden@communitygardenbuilders.com


Garden Sponsor

Wesgroup is proud to sponsor the Oak & 41st Temporary Community Garden and hope the neighbourhood finds great enjoyment in the space provided. As a family company with more than 50 years of operations in the Vancouver area, we are passionate about building communities and are thrilled to bring more gardens to Vancouver’s urban areas. 

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Garden Map & Gardener Plot Allocation (Click to Expand)

Gardener Plot Allocation to be posted shortly, please contact garden@communitygardenbuilders.com to confirm garden plot number(s).


Join the garden!

A few garden plots have opened up! Sign up online to join the garden. Just follow this link and signup online!

 

Garden Rules & Gardener Agreement

In order to participate in the garden spaces, we require each Gardener to adhere to our Garden Rules and agree to the Garden Agreement.

 

New Gardener FAQ

1) How do I join? Just follow this link and signup online!

2) Who can join the garden? Anyone! We aim to create an accessible, welcoming space for all community members to participate. 

3) What does it mean to 'join' the Oak & 41st Temporary Community Garden? Each new gardener can sign up to use 1 to 3 garden beds to grow food and flowers. Each bed is 4' x 3.3', offering 13 sq. ft. of growing space/bed. The cost of using each garden bed is $15/year/bed. This includes: access to great soil in a raised bed, water access (garden hoses) and monthly emails and updates. Please let us know if the annual Garden Fees are restrictive; we aim to create an accessible growing space for all community members.

4) How long will the garden last? In short: one growing season at a time. We take each year growing season by growing season, and we'll be sure to let any gardeners know about future plans for the property beyond Fall of 2018.

Any more questions, please contact: garden@communitygardenbuilders.com


Oak & 41st History

The corner of Oak St & 41st. was once home to a service station (Chevron), a commercial shopping plaza, a residential lot and a Jewish Community Centre.  To the east on 41st Street West at Cambie is the Canada Line transit stop and the Oakridge Mall. 


Before Garden

After Garden Installation

 

Stay up to date with The Oak & 41st Community Garden News Blog/Page! (Click here)

To contact the garden manager of The Oak & 41st Temporary Community Garden, please email: garden@communitygardenbuilders.com