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CBC: Turfing lawn for lettuce ›

“Anna Galvin is one of an increasing number of Canadians who’ve opted to exchange all or part of their lawn for a food garden. After fighting a losing battle with the European chafer beetle, she contacted Victory Gardens, a Vancouver-based company that helps people grow food.” Check us out on CBC.

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Vancouver Sun: Garden like a chef ›

“Experimenting on your own is one way to learn first hand exactly how invasive mint can be, or whether beefsteak tomatoes can really ripen in rainy North Van. As Lisa Giroday says cheerfully, “Put seeds in the ground. You’ll learn something.”” Check us out in the Vancouver Sun.

 

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CBC Radio – The Early Edition ›

In August 2014, Victory Gardens Co-founder and “Basil Booster” Sam Philips was featured on CBC Radio One’s The Early Edition to share some tips on how to harvest and cook with basil! Listen to the podcast and check out Sam’s very own (delicious) pesto recipe here!

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CTV Morning Live ›

On May 26, 2014, we kicked off the week by sharing small-space growing tips with CTV Morning Live’s Keri Adams. View the full clip here !

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The Weather Network ›

On May 2nd, 2014, we were up with the birds and the sun on The Weather Network! Co-Founders Sam and Sandy celebrated sun, seeds & seedlings with Arda Ocal at Victory Gardens headquarters, chatted about growing food, and helped share the weather report. The forecast? Sun and a little rain, perfect for growing food.

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Breakfast Television ›

On March 21, 2014, Sandra Lopuch and Sam Philips celebrated the start of spring by chatting with Dawn Chubai on Breakfast Television in the rooftop garden at Hootsuite. Watch the full video here!

 

 

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CBC Radio – On The Coast ›

We often tune into CBC while working in the garden, so it was a treat to chat with Matthew Lazin-Ryder on CBC Radio’s On the Coast. Co-Founder Sam Philips talked about gardening tips for the spring season and brought some VG style into the CBC Newsroom in March 2014. Listen to the interview at the 8 minute mark here.

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Vancouver Courier ›

Sam Philips of Victory Gardens was interviewed by the Vancouver Courier at our Start An Early Garden Workshop on March 8, 2014.  Read the full interview and see some lovely photos from the event here.

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The Change Heroes ›

In August 2013, Co-Founder Lisa Giroday was featured in this interview on The Change Heroes Blog. The interview includes a link to this lovely video about the beauty of growing your own food, which also features Victory Gardens.

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Fire and Light ›

In the summer of 2012, Victory Gardens had the pleasure of participating in the series: Meet Your Urban Farmer, by Fire and Light. This series features the work of a handful of people devoted to making a change.

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Chatelaine ›

In May of 2013, Lisa Giroday of Victory Gardens was featured as Ms Chatelaine in the How-To version of Chatelaine Magazine! “May’s Ms. Chatelaine is a hip, urban farmer!”

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Cool Hunting ›

Cool Hunting, the culture based online mag out of New York, featured Victory Gardens in December of 2013. “Vancouver’s full-service urban gardening firm takes city-dwellers from seeds to salads on rooftops, balconies and patios”

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Scout ›

Victory Gardens contributes weekly to the Vancouver based online mag, Scout Magazine! Our contributions include tips on how to grow and how to prepare the delicious veggies, fruit and herbs which we grow, and why they’re so awesome! Archives found here.

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Part and Parcel ›

In June of 2013, Part & Parcel featured a lovely story and interview with VG co-founder/owner, Sam Philips. All shots were taken during the installation of The Acorn garden, telling the photographic story of our process.

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Edible Vancouver ›

Victory Gardens was featured in the, always lovely, Edible Vancouver. A big thanks for the inclusion and the articulate and graceful words by our friend and fellow grower, Darcy Smith.



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