Victory Gardens is super excited to be featured in the new UK based magazine, Bedboat! Check us out in the newest issue, # 3.
“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.
“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.
Check out the Victory Gardens crew on Live Eye With Dawn Chubai on Breakfast Television chatting all about putting your garden to bed! Watch the video here.
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!
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 !
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.
Our new How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden YouTube series got a little love in a May 2014 article in BC Living magazine: “Vancouver’s Victory Gardens can turn anyone into an urban gardener”! Read the article online here.
In April 2014, Our How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden video series was featured on the To Die For Vancouver Blog: “…rather than give a person a basket of vegetables and feed them for a day, Vancouver’s Victory Gardens is producing a series of educational YouTube videos in an effort to teach people how to properly nurture an urban garden — and potentially feed them for a lifetime.”
In April 2014, Victory Gardens made the cover of WE Vancouver magazine! Read the full article online here.
In April/May 2014, Samantha Philips of Victory Gardens shared her passion for spring gardening with weekly issues in Montecristo Magazine:
April 11, 2014: First Signs of the Season
April 18, 2014: Seed Cycles
April 25, 2014: Emerging Growth
May 2, 2014: Summer Transitions
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!
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.
The Victory Gardens Team was featured as “One to Watch” in this article in Western Living magazine.
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.
In April 2014, Sandra Lopuch of Victory Gardens was featured in the Vancouver Observer online newspaper with a list of her top 5 favourite Vancouver eateries: Farmer’s Apprentice, The Acorn, The Fish Counter, Culver City Salads, and Sweet Cherubim.
In March 2014, our edible plots at the River Market in New Westminster were featured in this column in the Royal City Record.
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.
In the spring of 2013, Victory Gardens was featured on myVancouver, episode 432 . MyVancouver aims to tell stories of community members participating in food, culture and more.
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!”
Featured in the column, Ask the Experts section of the September/October 2013 issue of BC Home & Garden, Victory Gardens spoke to garlic, one of our favourite crops!
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”
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.
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.
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.