Community garden expansion proposal – Nelson Park – Public input til Feb 6

nelson-park-feature, photo courtesy CoV

Nelson Park Community Garden – Photo courtesy of CoV website

The City of Vancouver is accepting public input on a proposed expansion to the community gardens in Nelson Park.  Below is info from the City’s website.

The community garden at Nelson Park
The Nelson Park Community Garden Society has developed a proposal to expand the existing community garden at Nelson Park in the West End. The garden was first approved by the Park Board in 2008.

Proposed additions
The proposed expansion will add:Nelson Park Community Garden- proposed expansion Feb 6, 2014

  • 454 m² to the overall garden area, from 483 m² to 937 m²
  • Approximately 30 garden plots for users of all ages and abilities
  • A children’s nook next to the school and daycare
  • A picnic table, seating, and a new water connection

These additions will be further developed if the project is supported by the community and approved by the Park Board.

Download the proposed expansion and concept plan (510 KB, PDF)

Contact the planning team

Mailing address
Vancouver Park Board
2099 Beach Avenue
Vancouver BC, V6G 1Z4

Phone: 604-257-8432

What do you think?

The proposed expansion will almost double the garden area and add 30 garden plots

Share your thoughts on the proposed garden in our short questionnaire.

The questionnaire is open until February 6, 2014.

Share your views



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Nelson Park Community Garden

Thank you for your interest in the community garden expansion proposal for Nelson Park and for sharing your thoughts.

Staff will compile comments received through this form for the Board’s information as part of a staff report. This consultation is open to all residents and businesses of Vancouver with a particular interest in responses from neighbours in the area immediately around Nelson Park. The deadline for the survey is February 6, 2014.
Share your thoughts about the proposal by completing this questionnaire.
Please visit the webpage for the community garden expansion proposal for Nelson Park and review the information available by clicking here.

Be sure to review the concept design before beginning by clicking here.
What do you see as the potential benefits and challenges/impacts of the proposed garden expansion?
Benefits you see:
Potential challenges/impacts:
Do you support the garden expansion at Nelson Park?

Tell us a bit about yourself
The following questions help us to determine how the feedback we receive represents the community. Individual responses are treated as anonymous and demographic information is always kept separate from personal identifiers.
What is your home postal code?

What is your connection to the area and this project?
Select all that apply
I live directly across from the park
I live near the park
I work near the park
I use the park to… (tell us one activity)
I hope to garden in the park
I am an advocate for community gardens
Other (please specify)
How did you find out about this initiative?
Select all that apply
Friend/neighbour (word of mouth)
City website
Sign in park
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter)
Flyer at my door
Other (please specify)

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