JULY at MOP

Things heat up in the garden with more sunshine, and event opportunities heat up too! This is what you will find in the garden this month other then the ripening berries: Thursday  July 3 7pm   Legion of Flying Monkeys concert and video shoot, come be a part of the audience and enjoy the  shady hillside…

Terroir: 2014 MOP happenings.

Terroir, a french word, is the term that refers to a product that is made from the land being imbued with the environmental  conditions of the land. Think wine. The soil particulars; north facing hill vs south facing, the rain fall of any given season…. all of these factors affect the flavour of the wine…

Musings from Oliver…

I haven’t said this in online yet, but I am working on a book project with New Society Publishers, set for release fall 2014. The book will be titled: Common Threads: weaving community through collaborative eco-art. One of the chapters of the book is of course focused on the happenings at MOP, specifically on how…

2014 artist residency bed: call for submissions!

Means of Production  Artists Garden  Call for  Proposals 2014 The annual residency bed at the MOP garden is available for the 2014 growing season for a local artist/ artist team to grow a project. About the garden: Begun in 2003 by Oliver Kellhammer and Environmental Youth Alliance with support from Vancouver Park Board and Community…

Garden photos by Dan and Rebecca’s cherry birch shoes

 Local photographer Dan Siney came out to MOP a few weeks back and took some photos of the goings on in the garden- photos specifically for a magazine article ( more on that later). Dan is old school- has never had a digital camera, and several of us stopped talking and listened in awe at…