Garden Gate

Garden Gate

Brocklehurst
Farm

915 Southill St, Kamloops, BC V2B 7Z9, Canada
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The Gardengate Training Centre is an innovative horticulture project that aims to promote healthy eating and active living for persons with mental health issues. Our goal is “Growing Food and Growing Futures” through diverse and supportive programs for persons with mental health disabilities, while contributing to the health and wellness of members of our community. Gardengate provides rehabilitation, skills, training and vocational training for participants, while providing volunteer opportunities for members of the community. Structured and less structured programs take place on our 2.8 acre site which includes a greenhouse, vegetable garden and kitchen/classroom. Participants and volunteers increase their own food security by being able to take home organic produce in exchange for their help in the garden, while increasing the food security of the community by producing fruits and vegetables for local food charities. All produce grown on site is certified organic. Gardengate is funded by Interior Health and managed through Open Door Group in cooperation with the Kamloops Food Policy Council.

Mission: The mission of Open Door Group’s Gardengate Program is growing food and futures through diverse and supportive programs for persons with disabilities while contributing to the health and wellness of our community.

Vision: The vision of Gardengate is to promote self-confidence, self-sufficiency, community connectedness and wellness. We strive to encourage healthy eating, safe food handling and food security, as well as to provide access to nutritious organic vegetables, and expand the horticulture skills of all of our participants and community volunteers.

Activity Stream

Thu, Feb 2, 2023 at 11:51 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Solutions to climate crisis exist, but we need the will to change
Thu, Feb 2, 2023 at 8:55 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Hiking the Savona to Sabiston Creek Trail in January
Thu, Feb 2, 2023 at 8:52 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Around Edith Lake – Kamloops Trails
Tue, Jan 31, 2023 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: On the Icy Batch Trails
Sun, Jan 29, 2023 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Hiking the West Beaches in January
Fri, Jan 27, 2023 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Rivers Trail in January – Kamloops Trails
Thu, Jan 26, 2023 at 9:37 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Climate crisis? Who knew? Turns out the oil industry did
Wed, Jan 25, 2023 at 8:52 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Rabbit Island in Winter – Kamloops Trails
Sun, Jan 22, 2023 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: A Winter Hike at Cooney Bay
Fri, Jan 20, 2023 at 8:40 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Out and About – Tranquille River Trail
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Newest Members

March 31, 2022 3:14 pm - Chris Rose Therapy Centre for Autism
January 17, 2022 9:12 am - Your DJ
May 31, 2021 12:46 pm - Deniel Lene Enriquez
May 5, 2021 4:43 pm - Cara Gibson
October 31, 2022 10:59 am - Rebecca Kurtis
March 11, 2021 1:09 pm - Wilchelm Ens
February 26, 2021 3:24 pm - Jason Weiss
February 11, 2021 4:07 pm - Sabine Stanzer
February 2, 2021 12:01 am - Jeremy Ellis
January 24, 2021 3:13 pm - John Smith