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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

Space for God Retreat (Surrey, BC)

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - May 31 @ 5:00 pm

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

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

Volunteer Day (Surrey, BC)

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Volunteer Days happen every second Saturday of the month. Click "see all" to view all dates.

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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 [...]