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: 


Wanna Make a Difference? Volunteers 19 and Older Needed! 


If you have a passion for gardening, food security, and enjoy working with kids, the Forest Grove Elementary After School Garden Club needs you! Dates and times vary. Contact Barb at barb@sproutingchefs.com with your completed Volunteer Form 

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THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO SUPPORTED OUR FIRST EVER FUNDRAISER! Funds raised are going towards 2 Schools for Spring Seed Classes in 2017

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Upcoming Events & Awards:

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), - FALL/Winter Session Dates COMING SOON! 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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