Van Tech School Farm Build

Fresh Roots Urban Farms is establishing a school farm this month! The first of its kind in Canada! And we’d love for you to come out and join us! March 23 & 24 Fresh Roots will be establishing a 1/4 acre Schoolyard Market Garden at Vancouver Technical Secondary.

In collaboration and generously supported by Vancity, The Real Estate Foundation of BC, Vancouver Foundation, the City of Vancouver, and the Vancouver School Board (along with many other awesome partners and collaborators)…

The schoolyard market garden will serve as an outdoor classroom for students and teachers, and provide healthy, fresh produce to go into school cafeterias and sell into the neighborhood.

Students, neighborhood residents, and community members will be joining us March 23 through March 27 to help us wheelbarrow the soil into place so we can sow seeds and get growing!

And we are inviting you to join us as well!
When: March 23 & 24
Where: Vancouver Technical Secondary School map here
Time: 10am – 1pm, 1pm – 4pm each day.
Please choose a time block you can commit to and email your RSVP to
What to wear: Clothes you can get dirty in! Long pants! Closed toed shoes! Gardening gloves, Rain-Gear: we’ll be working outside rain and shine.
What to bring: Water bottle, snacks, A willingness to have fun – at our farm events we work, laugh, eat, have a great time.

Please email all questions and RSVPs to


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