Sprouting Chefs

Kitchen garden programs for youth in Vancouver & Lower Mainland

Garden Management

School & Home Garden Projects

  • Planning & Planting Guide
  • Garden Project Management
  • Presentations to Staff and Students
  • Seed & Cooking Classes
  • Community Garden Clubs
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Who am I?

Barb Koyanagi McMahon:

  • Experienced School Garden Coordinator
  • Certified Organic Master Gardener
  • Overseen the creation and build of the first editable school garden in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Speaker and Presenter on How a Garden Can Transform a Community
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If you would like to transform the way children view food and the world they live in, Contact Barb via: 

volunteer for sprouting chefs kWanna Make a Difference?

Volunteers Needed! Great for teens needing volunteer hours!

If you have a passion for cooking and enjoy working with kids, we would love to hear from you.  Summer Camp opportunities are now available. Contact Barb at barb@sproutingchefs.com with your completed Volunteer Form.

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Upcoming Events & Awards:

2017 Saturday September 23, Be You Event at Coquitlam Centre. We will be hosting a Be Nourished Snack Station. REGISTER FOR FREE  here

2017 Monday October 2, at Vancity North Rd - AGM

2016 Farm to School Month Canada Winner, Forest Grove Elementary - connecting schools to local food producers such as farmers, gardeners, chefs, bakers, cheese makers etc. 

2016 Environmental Award Recipient for Green Choices to Barb McMahon, Founder of Sprouting Chefs

2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Nominee in the Category of Community Champions

2014 Environmental Award Co-Recipient with Forest Grove Elementary - Green Choices

After School Cooking Classes at Forest Grove Elementary - Open to children ages 7 to 9 yrs old (Tuesdays 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm) and children ages 10 to 13 yrs old (Thursdays 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm), - Winter Session Dates Email us for details

After School Garden Clubs, every other Friday throughout the year at Forest Grove Elementary - Throughout the Seasons, Guided by Mother Nature and the Kids of Course! (Other Schools - Windsor and Armstrong Elementary, Burnaby, BC)

For More Info On Any of Our Opportunities to volunteer or participate: info(at)sproutingchefs(dot)com

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