Welcome to

SANDOWN

A place to ignite curiosity.

To cultivate wonder and abundance.

To foster the next generation of farmers.

To welcome and to heal.

A place to fall madly in love with our local food.

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OUR PRIORITIES

We envision food production, programming and research 

rooted in ecological health and abundance.

Read on to learn about our five focus priorities:

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Organic Vegetables
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Girl Harvesting Vegetable

FEEDING THE LAND SO THE LAND FEEDS US

HEALING LAND & WATER

FOSTERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF FARMERS

LIVING LABORATORY

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

THE LAYOUT OF THE LAND
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Sheep barn
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high, dry & sheltered

area to overwinter

Fickle Fig livestock

Event area
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future site for food festivals & other public events

FickleFig crops
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3 acres of crops grown for the Fickle Fig Bistro menu

incubator plots
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emerging 'farmpreneurs' launch food-focussed businesses here

food forest
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forest to manage invasives & re-establish native plants

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FIELD PROCESSING
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shared space to wash, weigh, bundle &

pack harvest

COLD STORAGE
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shared space to cold store harvest for market

WETLAND ZONE
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designed riparian zone

cleans water &

controls erosion

ROTATIONAL GRAZING
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intensely managed grazing builds soil & sequesters carbon

FOOD FOREST
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forest to manage invasives & re-establish native plants

SHEEP BARN
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high, dry & sheltered

area to overwinter

Fickle Fig livestock

EVENT SPACE
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future site for food festivals & other public events

FICKLE FIG CROPS
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3 acres of crops grown for the Fickle Fig Bistro menu

INCUBATOR PLOTS
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emerging 'farmpreneurs' launch food-focussed businesses here

COMMUNITY GROWS
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community programs, 

courses and 

gardeners grow here

GREENHOUSE
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shared greenhouse for site users

The Sandown Centre is located on the traditional lands of the WSÁNEĆ peoples. 

We acknowledge the WSÁNEĆ peoples’ careful stewardship of these lands and waters

and the abundant local food system, nurtured over countless generations. 

 
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Physical Address

1810 Glamorgan Rd

North Saanich, BC V8L 5S9

10211 West Saanich Road

North Saanich, BC   V8L 5T8

Mailing Address

Contact

Get in touch with questions, or to register for updates on progress & programs.

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