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Brooksdale Environmental Centre

>>Brooksdale Environmental Centre

A place of restoration, inspiration, and preparation

The Brooksdale Environmental Centre is a place of transformation. The flagship project of A Rocha Canada, Brooksdale is one of the most dynamic Christian environmental centres in North America. Brooksdale’s 18-acre property is a living lab comprised of forests, a threatened river system, organic gardens, and heritage houses. This unique combination of sensitive wildlife habitat and agricultural land makes Brooksdale more than a showpiece, but a place where critical environmental issues are researched, addressed, and solved. In addition to running a guest house for overnight retreats, we welcome interns and volunteers to join in our work.

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Upcoming Events

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Food as Medicine Culinary Education Program

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on September 15, 2018 at 9:30am

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Volunteer Day (Surrey, BC)

September 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Volunteer Days happen regularly at Brooksdale Environmental Centre in Surrey, BC. Click "see all" to view all dates.

The latest news on our projects

The New Farm and Gift Shop

July 17th, 2018|

Are you looking for local, sustainably-produced gifts, produce and goodies? Are you looking for a way to connect with the friendly folk at A Rocha on a regular basis? Are you looking for an outing [...]

Planet Jr. Takes the Farm by Storm

July 15th, 2018|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSqolNbtK-0&feature=youtu.be Weeds are every farmer's bane. Eradicating them without the use of herbicides can be a daunting battle that consumes days of time for our crew every summer (and still we don't catch up!). [...]

Welcoming the Weemhoffs!

July 15th, 2018|

The Brooksdale Environmental Centre recently grew by one fantastic family. After years of dreaming, Jessica and Ryan Weemhoff and their darling girls, Salel and Brooke, joined the A Rocha Brooksdale community where they will make [...]