Related Organizations & Educational Opportunities


  • BAA (Bowen Agricultural Alliance): A community network with a mission to promote and facilitate the development of local food systems, agriculture, and community building.
  • Bees On Bowen: An informal group of about 10 people who raise bees on Bowen. They have a beekeeping mentoring program and some of them sell honey and give information on native bees at the local Farmer’s Markets. Contact: Ian Kennard 604-947-9518
  • Cultivessence: Kim Howden is a food gardener and coach, specializing in local food growing, garden maintenance, food garden planning and food growing coaching. Food for the Belly, Food for the Soul. 778-228-6991
  • Miller’s Landing Food Buying Group: A food buying coop that has been going on for about 30 years. Everyone participates in one way or another in the ordering, purchasing and distributing of food. They order fresh produce and dairy weekly, as well as bulk orders of other items several times a year. As of Dec. 2013 they are in a waiting list situation. Contacts Jeni Redekopp 604-947-2738 and Cindi Keep 604-947-9454
  • Pacific Permaculture: Jesse Lemieux is a permaculture educator and design consultant. 604-396-3945

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